20th biennial congress – In-person – 8-10 Sep, 2022 Cambridge, UK

A very special

Mental Health Question Time:

Priorities for Tackling Social Inequalities to improve Public Mental Health

This roundtable event will take place on Friday 9 September 2022, from 16:45 – 18:15.

It will be live-streamed to our global audience below and via the Mental Elf Youtube channel (opens in new window) to take our Congress #Beyondtheroom

Mental Health Question Time

We are pleased to announce our very special Mental Health Question Time (#MHQT) roundtable discussion on priorities for tackling social inequalities to improve public mental health, exclusive and live at #EPAPsyEpi2022 

We’ve teamed up with The Mental ElfLancet Psychiatry and the UCL Division of Psychiatry to host an exclusive Mental Health Question Time roundtable at our 20th Congress on social inequalities in mental health risk and outcomes.

We’ve invited leading experts from academia, clinical mental health, policy, the charitable sector and by lived experience to discuss where the priorities for tackling social inequalities could have the biggest impact on improving public mental health. 

Join us for this unmissable and exclusive chance to hear their expert opinion on how, when and where we can make changes to benefit mental health in the population, followed by a chance for you to put your questions to our panellists in an interactive Q&A. In-person admission to this event is included in the registration pack for conference delegates. Register for our Congress today to book your place.

Confirmed panellists for our #MHQT roundtable:
Michael Marmot

Michael Marmot

Michael is Professor of Epidemiology at UCL & Director of the Institute of Health Equity. His highly influential research on social inequalities in health, including mental health, has helped bring these issues to political & public attention internationally

Kadra Abdinasir

Kadra Abdinasir

Kadra is Associate Director of Children & Young People’s Mental Health at the Centre for Mental Health. She uses her policy background to ensure young people are put at the heart of decision-making, particularly those who are seldom seen.

Shuranjeet Singh

Shuranjeet Singh

Shuranjeet is currently a doctoral student at Oxford University exploring the place of power within participation in mental health research. He is also founder of Taraki, a grassroots movement working with Punjabi communities to reshape approaches to mental health

Sarah Joy Dawoud

Sarah Joy Dawoud

Sarah is a freelance Arts in Health Practitioner, having previously worked in the charitable sector as an advisor to people with mental health problems. Sarah is also an expert by experience, and has started a number of grassroots community initiatives to improve public mental health

Jayati Das-Munshi

Jayati Das-Munshi

Jay is a Clinical Reader in Social & Psychiatric Epidemiology at King’s College London and a Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS. Her research uses big data to better understand mental health inequalities over the life course.

Jen Dykxhoorn

Jen Dyxkhoorn

Jen is a Senior Research Fellow at UCL and NIHR School of Public Health Research Fellow. She is a psychiatric epidemiologist and public mental health researcher. Her research focuses on understanding the social and environmental factors that impact mental illnesses.