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Inequalities and children's mental health services

16th May 2023, 12:00am - 12:00am , Online event

Time:

12:00-13:00 UK

Description:

An exploration of the inequalities children and young people face and the impact it has on their mental health

Staffordshire University’s Centre for Health and Development (CHAD) and the Faculty of Public Health have collaborated on an annual health and inequalities conference since 2018. For this academic year we are hosting a series of bimonthly webinars around health and social inequalities.

We are delighted to invite you to the next webinar in this series where we will hear from two experts in children and young peoples mental health.

Charlotte Rainer is Coalition Lead for the Children and Young People's Mental Health. She leads on the Coalition's work, including their policy and public affairs. Prior to this, Charlotte worked as a Policy Officer for Mental Health and Wellbeing at The Children's Society where she was responsible for the charity's policy work. Charlotte also previously worked for her Local Safeguarding Children's Board where she play a role in performance monitoring.

Ed Davie MPH has delivered health equalities improvements in local government and with health charities, including the Mental Health Foundation, the British Medical Association and the Royal College of Pathologists since 2008. Ed is currently Chair of the Mental Health Policy Group and a member of the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities Prevention and Promotion Reference Group. After winning a scholarship to study social determinants of health with Professor Sir Michael Marmot at University College London, Ed graduated from King' College London with a master's in public health and a principal's global leadership award in 2020. Ed is passionate about reducing health inequalities by addressing social and environmental determinants including poverty, discrimination and threats to children's development.

This one hour-session will include:

  • Chair's welcome
  • Charlotte Rainer - Coalition Lead, the Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition
  • Ed Davie MPH - Policy and Public Affairs Manager Centre for Mental Health
  • Q&A
  • Chair's concluding remarks

Details on how to join the online event will be emailed to all those who register in advance.

Please continue to register your free place.

For queries, please contact Christopher Gidlow.

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