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Mental Health Strategy Engagement Event – Edinburgh

September 14, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm


NHS Health Scotland and Young Scot are hosting 4 half-day interactive engagement events across Scotland to gather views and help with responses to the Scottish Government’s 10 year vision to transform mental health.  The Edinburgh event will take place on Wednesday 14th September, 10:30 am – 1pm at the CoSLA Conference Centre.

The Scottish Government has published a document summarising the proposed priorities for the new Mental Health Strategy.  These events will provide opportunities to explore and discuss the Scottish Government’s vision; NHS Health Scotland will then provide a summary report for the Scottish Government to consider alongside the comments received online.

The Minister for Mental Health, Maureen Watt MSP, will attend a number of these events where possible.

These events will be of interest to people of all ages with lived experience, their carers, and those using, commissioning and providing mental health services, along with the third sector, NHS boards, Health and Social Care Partnerships, Integrated Joint Boards, local authorities, mental health officers, and many others.

Young Scot will also hold an additional event specifically for young people, though they are welcome to attend the main events too.

To book your place, please visit the Eventbrite webpage.  Videoconference facilities are available at the CoSLA Conference Centre, Edinburgh, for those who cannot attend in person.  If you wish to use these facilities, please note this on the registration form.

For further information about the events, please contact NHS Health Scotland’s Mental Health Improvement Team by email:  nhs.healthscotland-MHI@nhs.net

For information about the young people’s event, contact Young Scot by email: codesign@young.scot

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September 14, 2016
10:30 am - 1:00 pm


CoSLA Conference Centre
19 Haymarket Yards
Edinburgh, EH12 5BH United Kingdom
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0131 474 9224