Refocus on Recovery – Conference – Nottingham Sep 2017

Filed in General, News on 31st March 2017

Refocus on Recovery 2017 is an international conference aimed at advancing the field of recovery research and to create an international community of influence.

18th to 20th September 2017

This is the largest regular scientific conference in the world on recovery for people with mental health problems and is presenting world-leading research about how people can live well with illness.

Keynote speakers come from the UK (Steve Gillard, Isabella Goldie, Jayasree Kalathil, Anu Singh, Mike Slade) as well as from India (Manoj Kumar), Canada (Kwame McKenzie), Germany (Jasna Russo) and Norway (Mark Hopfenbeck). Also speaking will be Jenny Edwards (Chief Executive, Mental Health Foundation) and Ruth Hawkins (Chief Executive, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust).

It promises a great opportunity for learning and networking. For the three previous Recovery conferences, around 500 people came from 25 countries.

There is a lively social programme, as well as the Gala Dinner, creative opportunities such as the boomwhacker percussion energiser event, a ‘Story Shop’ offering a range of stories from people with lived experience and more….

Main conference themes:

Ø  Recovery for different groups

Ø  Prevention of mental ill-health

Ø  Re-situating recovery

Ø  Allocating resources

Registrations are now open!

Visit www.researchintorecovery.com/ror2017 for more information.

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