EPA Forum

​EPA FORUM: ​​​TOGETHER FOR MENTAL HEALTH: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES


​Venue and Date: ​

Firenze Fiera Congress Centre, Piazza Adua, 1, 50123, Florence  Italy​

1 April 2017 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

(preceding the 25th European Congress of Psychiatry, 2-4 April 2017 Florence)  


About the EPA Forum

First introduced in 2015, the EPA Forum will bring together EPA Council of National Society/Association (NPA) members, EPA Individual Members and Congress participants, with European NPAs that are not yet EPA members and European organisations/stakeholders/policy makers in the field of Mental Health and Mental Health Care to present and discuss matters of European importance from the perspective of EPA. ​​


PROGRAMME

​​SessionPresentation titles
09:00 - 09:15Welcome and Introduction 
Silvana Galderisi​

09:15 - 10:30​
Mental health as an essential component of public health​

​Chair: Silvana Galderisi​
Kristian Wahlbeck
​Public mental health: Time to translate evidence into practice.
Michela Tinelli 
​The failure to translate evidence into practice: Is it a matter of cost-effectiveness?
 
Daniel Chisholm 
Promoting and protecting mental health in Europe: Challenges and opportunities
Discussion​
​10:30 - 11:50
Identifying and bridging the gaps in the organisation of mental health services across Europe ​
​Chair: Wolfgang Gaebel

Norman Sartorius
​Mental health services in Europe: An overview​

Merete Nordentoft 
​The organisation of Mental Health Services in Northern Europe

​Angelo Fioritti
​​The Organisation of Mental Health Service in Southern Europe​

Cyril Höschl
​The organisation of Mental Health Service in Eastern Europe 
​Discussion 

11:50-12:00

Coffee Break​ ​

​12:00 - 13:30 
Identifying and bridging the gaps in the organisation of mental health services across Europe: The point of view of the various stakeholders ​
​Chair: Philip Gorwood
Herta Adam  (DG SANTE)​The role of the European Commission
​Hilkka Kärkkäinen (GAMIAN)​​The point of view of the users​
​Miia Männikkö (EUFAMI)​The point of view of the families

Henk Parmentier (WONCA)
The point of view of the European general practitioners 

Martin Ward (HORATIO)​
​The point of view of the European Psychiatric Nurses​ 

Moderator: Wolfgang Gaebel​

General Discussion


13:30-14:00

EPA Forum Lunch



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