Dan Markingson Symposium 2017
We are pleased and honored to announce the first annual Dan Markingson Lecture on the role of the family in mental well-being and mental health recovery. This special symposium will take place on Wednesday, April 26 from 2-4:30 pm in the Humphrey Conference Center, 301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Dr. Gerald August, Professor, Department of Family Social Science; Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Co-Director: Institute of Translational Science in Children's Mental Health; Director, Center for Personalized Prevention Research, will speak on the role of the family in shared medical and mental health decision-making. Dr. August’s lecture will be followed by a panel discussion by people who have a lived experience of mental illness and their family members.
We look forward to seeing you there!
This lecture will be livestreamed on YouTube.
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