Mental Health Conference

1 October in the PresseClub Munich – mental health 10 October World mental health day “live since 1992. Organization, associations and institutions in and around Munich use this remembrance day as an opportunity to offer for the first time a Munich week for mental health. In over 150 events to inform, participate, experience and celebrations is the motto of mental health live”presented to citizens. Posters, post cards and programs available city-wide. Representatives of the coordination give an overview of the diverse program and about the more than 100 participating Organizer and initiator team at a press conference on Thursday, October 1, at 11: 00 in the PresseClub Munich Marienplatz 22 formulate the significance of the event week, which is under the patronage of Mayor Ude prominent representatives from the health care and policy: more Deputy District day Friederike Steinberger, the health officer of the city of Munich Joachim Lorenz, the Clinic Director of the ISAR Amper hospital Klinikum Munchen OST, Prof. Dr.

Margot Albus and Dr. Christoph Emminger, Board of medical circular and District Association, the podium belong to. The coordinators of the week, Dr. Joachim Hein and Rita Wust from the Munich-based Alliance against depression, will describe desVorhabens the motivation and history press representatives. A free public event is the prelude of the week on Monday, October 5, from 9: 00 to 18.00 in the Munich Town Hall at Marienplatz.

“” In addition to lectures on topics such as mental health in children and adolescents’ psychological healthy in the age”, burn-out” or dealing with crises”arise all initiators on an information exchange the questions and concerns of visitors. Bayerischer Rundfunk Bavarian broadcasting is planning a live broadcast of the opening in his radio show notebook”. In Munich alone, estimates result depression, the best known and most common mental illness approximately 70,000 people suffer a treatment. The World Health Organization (WHO) expects that the greatest health burden in the Western industrialised countries make up until 2020 mental illness. Every year, nearly 10,000 people in Germany the life take the vast majority of them due to mental stress and psychological crises. The Munich-based Alliance against depression e.V. was founded as a non-profit organization in May 2008. Purpose of the Association is the information about depressive diseases and the improvement of care of patients. The two-year awareness campaign starts on October 10, 2009.