E3: Improving mental health services

Friday 20 September 2019

In this session, clinical expert Dr Jared NG and peer specialist Ms Faith Wong will share their stories of successful improvements to mental health services, which have long been calling for more focus and attention. Exploring both community and peer involvement, as well as a fuller public health approach including promotion and prevention interventions for mental health issues, this session will be filled with insightful takeaways and opportunities for improvement.

After this session delegates will be able to:

  1. Understand how peer support can improve mental health services.

  2. Feel confident implementing suitable programmes in their own organisation.

  3. Know the next steps to encourage the public health approach to mental health services.

Faith Wong, Peer Specialist, Institute of Mental Health; Singapore
Jared Ng, Consultant Psychiatrist, Institute of Mental Health; Singapore