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Agenda of more then 80 Global Mental Health, MHPSS, Psychology and Psychiatry Conferences/Events:

Attention: Due to time constraints, I was forced to stop updating this list by September 2016. The information will be outdated soon. Sorry, I hope you will find your information elsewhere on the internet.

7-9 September 2016: 3rd Euro Psychiatrists Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe. psychiatry.global-summit.com

10-12 September 2016: 3rd World Conference on Psychology Sciences, Bali, Indonesia, Asia. wc=psy.org

15-19 September 2016: The Body’s Energy Systems: Doorways for Psychological Change, 18th Annual Canadian Energy Psychology Conference, Halifax, Canada. epccanada.ca

17-20 September 2016: 29th ECNP (Neuroscience) Congress, Vienna, Austria, Europe. ecnpcongress.eu

18-22 September 2016: The International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions(IACAPAP) 22st World Congress, Calgary, Canada. iacapap2016.org

23-24 September 2016: The Third International Interdisciplinary Conference: Health and Mental Resilience, Krakow, Poland, Europe. resilience-conf.wzks.uj.edu.pl

25-28 September 2016: Conference: New Insights into Psychiatric Disorders through Computational, Biological and Developmental Approaches, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. fens.org

26-28 September 2016: International Marcé Society Biennial Scientific Conference 2016, ‘Frontiers in Perinatal Mental Health – looking to the future’, Melbourne, Autralia. marce2016.com

26-28 September 2016: JENGA III: A 3-day International Training Workshop on Using Expressive Arts in Mental Health and Psycho-social Support, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa. Mail to Brinda Wachs brindawachs@gmail.com

28-30 September 2016: 3rd International and 5th Indian Psychological Science Congress- 2016, Panjab, India, Asia. napsindia.org

1-3 October 2016: Yoga, Science of Infinite Possibilities Conference, Sydney, Australia yogavedanta.org.au

5-8 October 2016: Freud Meets Buddha: Mindfulness, Trauma and Process Addictions conference, Atlanta, United States of America. atnd.it

6-7 October 2016: 2nd Asia Pacific Conference and Meeting on Mental Health, Singapore, Asia. silverribbonsingapore.com

7-8 October 2016: 2016 Fall Global Symposium for Psychology Professionals, Los Angeles, United States of America. uofriverside.com

7-9 October 2016: 2016 International Symposium on Education and Psychology, Fall session, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia. <a href="http://tw-knowledge.org/isepfall/home

10 October 2016: World Mental Health Day 2016, theme: Dignity in Mental Health, Psychological and Mental Health First Aid for All, International. wfmh.com

11-15 October 2016: 7th ICEEPSY International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology, Rhodos, Greece, Europe. futureacademy.org.uk

13-15 October 2016: Conference Trauma and Trust: Peacebuilding in Ruptured Social Systems, University of Denver, Denver, USA. du.edu/conflictresolution

17-19 October 2016: World Federation for Mental Health International Conference 2016, Cairns, Autralia. <a href="http://www.wfmh2016.com"wfmh2016.com

17-22 October 2016: 3rd Mental Health and Well-being Conference of Ghana with the theme ‘Dignity in Mental Health, Psychological and Mental Health First Aid’, Accra, Ghana, Africa. mhfgh.org

19-21 October 2016: The Lancet Neurology Conference
Preclinical neurodegenerative disease: towards prevention and early diagnosis, London, UK, Europe. preclincalnddconference.com

19-22 October 2016: 8th World Hearing Voices Congress, Paris, France, Europe. paris2016.revfrance.org

21 October 2016: Smoking Cessation in Mental Health Conference, London, United Kingdom. healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk

21-22 October 2016: International Psychology Conference Dubai 2016, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Middle East. psych-me.com

27-29 October 2016: 9th International Neuroscience and Biological Psychiatry Conference ‘Stress and Behavior’ (China and South East Asia), Zhanjiang, China. via scribd.com

1-3 November 2016: International Conference on the Urgency, Methods, and Benefits of Building Personal and Psychosocial Resilience for Climate Change, Chicago, USA. nationalresilienceinstitute.org

3-4 November 2016: 1st International Conference on Building Personal and Psychosocial Resilience for Climate Change, Washington, USA. theresourceinnovationgroup.org

7-9 November 2016: 2016 International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Learning-Fall Session (ICEPL-Fall 2016), Seoul, Korea (south), Asia. iainst.org

9-10 November 2016: 7th Culture and International Mental Health conference, Manchester, UK. via eventbrite.co.uk

10-11 November 2016: International Neuroscience and Biological Psychiatry ISBS Symposium, San Diego, CA, United States of America. via scribd.com

10-12 November 2016: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
32nd Annual Meeting, Dallas, USA. istss.org

11 November 2016: Voices in Global Mental Health conference, London, UK. via Eventbrite

13-18 November 2016: 2nd National Congress of Psychology Kenya, Mombasa, Kenya. psyske.org

14-17 November 2016: 5th International Workshop on Psychological Intervention After Disasters, Manila, Philippines, Asia. via mhpss.net

23-26 November 2016: German Association of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics Congress 2016, Mind – Person – Society, Berlin, Germany, Europe. dgppn.de

24-26 November 2016: 5th World Conference on Psychology and Sociology, Hammamet, Tunisia, Africa. psysoc.net

28-29 November 2016: MindCare Conference, where technological, psychiatric and psychological disciplines meet, Barcelona, Spain, Europe. mindcaresymposium.org

1-3 December 2016: 10th International Neuroscience and Biological Psychiatry ISBS Regional (S. America) Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America. via scribd.com

2-3 December 2016: Asia Mental Health Conference 2016, Hong Kong, Asia. sowk.hkbu.edu.hk

5-9 December 2016: 10th IRCT Scientific Symposium and General Assembly : Delivering on the Promise of the Right to Rehabilitation, Mexico city, Mexico, Middle America. irct.org

7-8 December 2016: 12th International Conference on Psychology, Language and Teaching (ICPLT), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Asia. gplra.org

8-9 December 2016: Alcoholism, Sexoholism and other addictions, International Interdisciplinary Conference, Krakow, Poland, Europe. alcoholaddiction.ug.edu.pl

8-10 December 2016: 16th International Forum on Mood and Anxiety Disorders, IFMAD, Rome, Italy, Europe. ifmad.org/2016

10-11 December 2016: Sangath conference, Innovations in Mental Health Care India, , Goa, India, Asia. sangathconference.com

14-15 December 2016: International Conference on Public Mental Health and Neurosciences (ICPMN-2016), Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Asia. sarvasumama.in

1-2 January 2017: International Conference on Psychology, Sports, Politics and Interdisciplinary Studies (PSPIS-17), Dubai, UAE, Middle East. iaohm.org

9-11 January 2017: 5th icCSBs The Annual International Conference on Cognitive, Social, and Behavioural Sciences, Kyrenia, Cyprus, Europe. <a href="http://www.futureacademy.org.uk/conference/icCSBs/futureacademy.org

7-8 February 2017: International Conference on Applied Counseling and Psychology (ICACP-2017), Johor Bahru, JOHOR, Malaysia, Asia. fp.utm.my

12-14 February 2017: 2017 4th International Conference on Education and Psychological Sciences (ICEPS 2017), Barcelona, Spain, Europe. iceps.org

6-9 March 2017: 7th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, theme Rights, Resilience and Recovery, Dublin, Ireland, Europe. iawmh2017.org

13-15 March 2017: ICSP 2017,International Conference on Spirituality and Psychology, Bangkok, Thailand, Asia. spirituality.org

16-19 March 2017: 24th Annual International stress and behavior Neuroscience and Biopsychiatry Conference, St-Petersburg, Russian Federation. via scribd.com

22-25 March 2017: The Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences 2017 (ACP2017), Kobe, Japan, Asia. iafor.org

3-4 April 2017: Other Psychotherapies, across time, space, and cultures conference, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. otherpsychs.academyblogs.co.uk

6-9 April 2017: Anxiety and Depression Conference,Anxiety and Depression Association of America, San Francisco, USA.adaa.org

26-18 April 2017: 5th CPSYC International Congress on Clinical and Counselling Psychology, Bari, Italy, Europe. futureacademy.org.uk

4-7 May 2017: The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) 2017 Conference, Arlington, United States of America. via go.evvnt.com

9-11 May 2017: icSEP International Conference on Sport, Education & Psychology, Bucharest, Romania, Europe. futureacademy.org.uk

24-25 May 2017: 13th International Conference on Psychology and Behavioural Sciences (ICPBS), Lisbon, Portugal, Europe. gplra.org

1-3 June 2017: 4th International Conference on Education, Psychology and Social Science 2017 ICEPSS, Malolos City, Philippines, Asia. icepss.net

5-7 July 2017: 3rd icH and Hpsy ISI Thomson Reuters indexed International Conference on Health and Health Psychology, Porto, Portugal, Europe. futureacademy.org.uk

8-12 October 2017: World Congress of Psychiatry 2017 Psychiatry of the 21st Century: Context, Controversies and Commitment, Berlin, Germany, Europe. wpaberlin2017.com

A World Mental Health Day 2012 read: Mental Health care in 14 African Countries

map of Africa, worldatlas.com

This article is a trip through the current mental health field of Africa in 28 recent articles from 14 African countries. Mental health facilities, legislation and capacity building on the African continent are amongst the poorest of the world. But there are improvements, developments and off course many many challenges left. Continue reading

Still waiting for the wedding! 10 good reasons for a marriage between Global Mental Health and the New Technologies

Although the developments in the new technologies (or ICT, information and communication technology) are leapfrogging and even difficult to keep up, the implementations of ICT in the global mental health sector seem still crawling. Continue reading

10 pluses and 2 minuses for the World Mental Health Congress, 18-21 October 2011, Cape Town

With e few hundred other delegated from all over the world, I attended this 3 days biennial Global Mental Health Congress(WMHC2011), organized by the South African Federation of Mental Health(SAFMH) and the World Federation for Mental Health(WFMH). Besides 5 keynote lectures each day, there were 20 symposia, 21 free paper sessions, 16 workshops, 4 video-presentations and dozens meet-the-author poster sessions. Continue reading