Critical Perspectives to Global Mental Health

Welcome to discuss and reflect critical perspectives to global mental health, with a special focus on young people and education on Monday 14 October 2019, at 9-12, Siltavuorenpenger 3A, Athena, seminar room 302.

The event is organized by CoSupport research project (Academy of Finland)

Registration by 10 October 2019:

Invited keynote speakers are Sami Timimi and China Mills. Sami Timimi is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist working in the National Health Service in Lincolnshire and a Visiting Professor of Child Psychiatry and Mental Health Improvement at the University of Lincoln, UK. China Mills is a Senior Lecturer in Public Health at the City, University of London, and the Principal Investigator on a British Academy grant looking at the ‘social life’ of global mental health technologies designed to be used all over the world.


9:15-9:30       Opening words, Kristiina Brunila

9:30-10:15     Keynote: Culture, mental health and growing up, Sami Timimi

10:15-10:45   Commentator Juho Honkasilta + Discussion

10:45-11:30   Keynote: Diagnostic liquidity and global mental health, China Mills

11:30-12:00   Commentator Tuuli Kurki + Discussion

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