Addressing the transgenerational transmission of trauma and mental illness in NI

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10:00 to 15:00
Belfast campus
The Institute of Mental Health Sciences
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This event focused on:

  • ACEs, mental health, suicidal behaviour, and resilience in schools and colleges;
  • Factors affecting wellbeing and mental health in veterans’ families;
  • Perinatal mental health;
  • Mobile technology for maternal mental health;
  • Promoting user involvement in mental health research in NI.


Speaker (s)Talk
David BoltonOaks from acorns; building peace, strength and resilience through the small things
Dr Karen Kirby, Ms Kathryn Goetzke and Ms Marie DunneHopeful Minds: a school based mental health promotion programme; growing the evidence base in Northern Ireland, Ireland and Malaysia
Margaret McLafferty and Dr Elaine MurrayThe impact of biological factors and adverse childhood experiences on psychopathology and suicidal behaviour among university student
Dr Bethany Waterhouse-BradleyInvolving service users in mental health research in NI