Seminar on Mental Health

March 27th, 2017

On 9-10 March 2017, the Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health organised a two-day Seminar on Mental Health, in collaboration with Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa and Fórum para a Governação Integrada (GovInt). Below you may access the programme and the presentation slides.


9 March

09:00-10:00 Presentation of the different professional grupos: functions and roles in everyday practice (Elsa Gaspar Maria).

10:00-11:00 Key mental health issues, particularly in highly vulnerable contexts and groups (Benedetto Saraceno).

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 Role of the social determinants in the health-disease process (José Miguel Caldas de Almeida, Manuela Silva, Ana Antunes & Diana Frasquilho).

12:30-13:00 Discussion

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Mental health problems and mental health care in Portugal (José Miguel Caldas de Almeida).

15:00-15:30 Discussion

15:30-16:30 Strategies to promote social skills and to reduce disability of people with severe mental disorders (Graça Cardoso).

16:30-17:00 Discussion


10 March

09:00-10:00 To live, to work, to have a social life. Working in a network (Benedetto Saraceno).

10:00-10:30 Discussion

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:30 Intersectoral cooperation - Discussion of cases (José Miguel Caldas de Almeida, Marisa Ferreira, Fernanda Luís e Pedro Ventura).

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:30 The experience of Casa della Carità de Milan (Benedetto Saraceno).

14:30-15:15 Discussion

15:15-16:30 Joint reflection on the mental health training needs (José Miguel Caldas de Almeida & Benedetto Saraceno).