#Poverty, #Pathology and #Pills #symposium; London, UK; 15-16 January, 2019

We would like to invite you to the ‘Poverty, Pathology and Pills’ symposium in London on Tuesday 15th & Wednesday 16th January click here for full programme<http://destressproject.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/DeStress-Conference-Programme.pdf>

This two-day symposium:

* Examines the impact of poverty on mental health through the lives and experiences of people in disadvantaged communities.

* Considers the different social factors that contribute to this experience and how the NHS responds to these needs.

* Shows how austerity is making things worse for individuals and their families, as well as the public services that support them.

* Sets out new ways for GPs and primary care services to understand these issues and provide the most appropriate care.

Speakers include:

* Paul Farmer [Chief executive, MIND]

* Helen Stokes-Lampard [Chair, Royal College of General Practitioners]

* Gregor Henderson [Public Health England]

* Leading academics including Jessica Allen, Joanna Moncrieff, Jennie Popay, Stewart Mercer and Chris Dowrick

* Plus community experts by experience, policy makers and practitioners

This is a free event, but spaces are limited. To register, or for further information, please contact Susanne Hughes: s.hughes<mailto:s.hughes> (tel: 07792 256421). We have a small number of travel bursaries for early career researchers.

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