“The Inmates are Running the Asylum: Stories from the Mental Patients Association” Screening and Discussion.
Filmmaker Dr Megan Davies joins academics and activists from Edinburgh, Stirling and Queen Margaret Universities, CAPS Advocacy and NHS Lothian Mental Health and Wellbeing Team, discussing film/the arts, mental health, and the emerging field of “Mad People’s History”.
Wednesday 15 October 2014, 7-9pm in Seminar Rooms 1-2, University of Edinburgh, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
Like in the previous year, SDHI affiliated researchers had a substantial presence at this years largest academic and professional public health conference with an estimated 13000 delegates. SDHI Associate Director Professor Peter Donnelly (St Andrews) hosted a special session on the recent Sandy Hook School Shooting in Boston, which brought together different perspectives ranging from parents, criminologists to policy makers.