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Jun

21

Thursday

Reducing loneliness and social isolation for people with mental health problems

1.00pm

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Public

Please reserve a place by contacting Doria Pilling: d.s.pilling@city.ac.uk.

Speaker: Dr Bryn Lloyd-Evans, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Social Care, Division of Psychiatry, UCL

Abstract

In this presentation,  Dr Bryn Lloyd-Evans will discuss the relationship between loneliness and mental health, and the current evidence for interventions to reduce loneliness in a mental health context. He will then present results from the recently-completed Community Navigators study, which involved development and testing in a feasibility trial of a new social intervention to reduce loneliness for people with complex depression or anxiety.

About the speaker

Bryn is a social worker, who has practiced in community mental health teams and residential forensic rehabilitation services in London. His research interests include: social inclusion and social interventions in mental health, and mental health crisis care. He is a Deputy Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Mental Health Policy Research Unit and the co-Chief Investigator of the Community Navigators study.

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When & where

1.00pm - 2.15pmThursday 21st June 2018

AG11 College Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 4PB United Kingdom