The fifth annual international conference on stigma and discrimination in mental health will be held on June 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario. The conference, titled “Together Against Stigma: Changing how we see mental illness,” is organized by the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the World Psychiatric Association Scientific Section on Stigma and Mental Illness.
Over 500 researchers, policy makers, professionals and service users will come together to discuss key issues. Currently, a call for papers has been issued. Abstracts should address the conference theme of “Changing how we see mental illness” and focus on youth, health providers, employers and workplace or media.
Registration is also open and early bird rates are available until February 29.
For more information, visit the conference website at togetheragainststigma2012.ca.