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June 26 - 27, 2024 Brussels

II INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

"RECOVERY OF MENTAL HEALTH OF FORCIBLY DISPLACED PERSONS. INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE."

Welcome to the II International Conference on Mental Health in Brussels!

We are delighted to extend our warmest invitation to all specialists and professionals dedicated to the mental health and well-being of forcibly displaced persons. This conference serves as a platform for collaboration, sharing insights, and fostering international cooperation in addressing the complex challenges faced by individuals affected by displacement.

About the Conference

The II International Conference on Mental Health of Forcibly Displaced Persons is the culmination of our ongoing commitment of KAIVALYA, Ukrainian Voices Refugee Committee, Social Health Orientation Centre, Ukrainian Civil Society Hub, to advancing mental health initiatives within refugee communities. Building upon the success of our inaugural conference, this event aims to delve deeper into international experiences, strategies, and best practices for supporting and rehabilitating the mental health of displaced populations.

Mission

We recognize the critical importance of addressing mental health concerns among forcibly displaced persons. And together with our esteemed partners, through this conference, we seek to create a dynamic platform where specialists, public organizations, and volunteers can come together to exchange knowledge, build networks, and strengthen collective efforts towards improving the lives of refugees worldwide.

ORGANIZERS

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Program: Day 1 

10.30 -11.00

11.00-13.00

Registration of participants and speakers.

 Panel Discussion: International Experience in Mental Health Recovery

  • Featuring representatives from UNHCR, Solentra, the President of UV-RC, and the President of KAIVALYA

13.00-14.00

14.00 - 16.00

Lunch

Panel Discussion TBC

16.00 - 16.15

Coffee Break 

16.15.-17.30

Practical Workshop: Stress Relief Through Breathing Techniques, led by Anna Harbuz, president KAIVALYA 

Program: Day 2 

10.30 -11.00

11.00-11.30

Registration of participants and speakers.

Presentation: Ukrainian Experience in Mental Health Recovery

Panel Discussion on Specialist-Client Collaborative Strategies in Mental Health Services

11.30-13.00

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 14.30

Mindfulness Workshop for specialists and volunteers. 

14.30 - 16.00

Panel Discussion: Cases and Success Stories 

  • Featuring real-world examples of successful interventions and treatments

16.00-16.15

Coffee Break  

16.15 -17.00

Open Microphone Session: Presentation of Organizations and Projects

  • A platform for various organizations to share their missions and initiatives

17.00-19.00

Cocktail & Reception 

Registration

We invite you to be a part of this significant gathering, where your insights, experiences, and contributions will play a pivotal role in shaping the discourse on mental health within displaced communities.

​Register now to secure your place at the II International Conference on Mental Health in Brussels. Don't miss this unique opportunity to connect with fellow professionals and contribute to meaningful change in the lives of forcibly displaced persons.

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