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Men’s mental health: beyond victim blaming
December 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
[Sorry – tickets SOLD OUT, but in case there are cancellations, you can try via the Eventbrite link below]
In this presentation, Dr Rob Whitley will argue that too much discourse surrounding men’s mental health involves victim-blaming and a misplaced deficits-based approach. He will argue that this should be replaced by a strengths-based, public-health oriented approach with more attention paid to individual capabilities, social determinants and health service reform.
The event will take place at the JZ Young lecture theatre, UCL.
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About the presenter
Dr. Rob Whitley is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University. His three main interests are recovery, stigma and men’s mental health. He has published over 100 scientific papers in social psychiatry, and writes a monthly blog on men’s mental health for Psychology Today. He is currently principal investigator of numerous mental health research projects funded by the Government of Canada.