Swiss TPH and Fondation Botnar present

Promoting the Mental Health of Young People

One in seven young people worldwide is affected by mental health issues. This seminar will look at the role of safe schools and communities in promoting mental health and share key research findings and challenges from low-resourced settings.

Registration deadline: 10 November                                                                                 


16:30    Welcome and Introduction
Günther Fink, Professor for Epidemiology and Household Economics, Swiss TPH


Addressing Youth Mental Health in Low-Resourced Settings: From Challenges to Solutions
Irene Falgas Bague, Clinical Psychiatrist and Senior Researcher, Swiss TPH

Addressing the Wellbeing and Security Needs of Urban Children and Adolescents in Indonesia in the Digital Era: The Safe Communities, Safe School Research Project
Shr-Jie Sharlenna Wan, Senior Researcher/Epidemiologist, Danish Institute against Torture (DIGNITY); Dicky Pelupessy, Vice Dean, Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia and Rina Suryani Oktari, Director of Disaster Programme, Universitas Syiah Kuala

17:40 Panel Discussion and Q&A
Moderation: Alexander  Schulze, Chief Programme Officer, Fondation Botnar
18:00 Apéro



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