The Third UK and Ireland Mental Diversity Law Conference will take place at the University of Nottingham on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th July 2023, preceded on 5th July with a preconference for research students and early career researchers. Registration will open in early March, but the call for papers is now open.
The following plenary sessions are shaping up with confirmed speakers in each plenary theme as follows:
Mental health law and the digital society
Dr Piers Gooding, University of Melbourne
Dr Stefan Rennick Egglestone, Institute for Mental Health, Nottingham
Healing houses: How can we ensure therapeutic settings beyond hospital are available to people experiencing acute mental distress?
Dr Caroline Fox, School of the Built Environment, University of Nottingham
Pesach Lichtenstein, Soteria Israel
Why haven’t we transformed care yet?
Alexis Quinn, Reducing Restraint Network
Simone Aspis, Inclusion London
Professor Jill Stavert, Edinburgh Napier University
The network has secured funding from the Wellcome Trust for the third time to ensure at least 20 per cent of delegates and half of the plenary speakers will have lived experience.
Assistance will be available at the conference to support everyone attending to enjoy it equally.
Abstracts and details
For more details, and to submit an abstract, see here.