Maev O’Shea, Cyclone Rep’s Sales & Marketing Manager at the ACAMH (Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health) Symposium on World Mental Health Day Friday, 10th October 2014 at the County Hall Cork.
The conference was opened by Kathleen Lynch T.D., Minister for Primary Care, Social Care (Disability/Older People) and Mental Health. The Keynote Address was from Professor Swaran Singh on ‘Transistions in Adolescence: Continuity and Change’.
The conference brought together researchers, clinicians, policy-makers and others who care for and work with adolescents and young adults. The conference was an opportunity to:
1 – Showcase the latest research and innovation in the area of youth mental health
2 – Address the multiple transitions (mental health, developmental, social, psychological and service transitions) faced by young people
3 – Draw together a multi-disciplinary audience across specialties and services
4 – Highlight the role young people can and do play in promoting good policy and practice in mental health