Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, October 2-4, 2019

“The European Conference on Mental Health (ECMH) is relatively unique. It is one of very few events where lived experience, social care experience and health care experience are given equal prominence.”

Frank Reilly, Scottish Recovery Network

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Notice new abstract submission and early bird dates!

Abstract submission ends on April 25th 2019

Information about abstract acceptance will be informed latest on May 5th 2019

Early bird registration ends on  May 12th 2019

The presenters are expected to do the registration latest on August 1st

The last day for cancellation is on September 2nd

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Abstract submission is now open!

We particularly welcome papers that challenge current research, policy and practice. When submitting abstracts the themes should be interpreted broadly, as they are not intended to limit potential contributions. The conference themes are set out below:

  • Families
  • Veterans’ mental health
  • Multi-cultural approach
  • Community care
  • Competence and professionalism
  • Service user involvement
  • Education
  • Substance abuse
  • Addictions
  • Recovery
  • Physical health
  • Mental health services
  • Human rights
  • eHealth
  • Mental health through the life span
  • Issues in different clinical settings
  • Best practices
  • Work development projects


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Call for Papers for special interdisciplinary session “Spaces of mental health” Read more from here. 

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See ECMH 2018 Conference Abstract Book here.

See ECMH 2017 Conference Abstract Book here.

See ECMH 2016 Conference Abstract Book here.

See ECMH 2015 Conference Abstract Book here.

See ECMH 2014 Conference Abstract Book here.