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SNF Dialogues: Mental Health

February 21, 2022

ATHENS – In the midst of the pandemic, mental health has emerged as a key area in which attitudes are changing and damaging stigmas are increasingly lifting. Across age and gender groups, taboos around discussing mental health seem to be breaking down, while at the same time medical professionals are emphasizing mental health as a key determinant of health and well-being.

On Wednesday, February 23 at 17:00 (EET), SNF Dialogues will hold a live webcast on Mental Health, the stigma that can accompany it, the worldwide lack of systems to address mental health problems, and advances in the field of psychiatry that offer reason for optimism.

While the pandemic has helped raise awareness about the significance of mental health problems and the need to normalize talking about and treating them, mental health professionals are increasingly confronted with cases of severe emotional and anxiety disorders. In an open discussion between the speakers and the public, SNF Dialogues will discuss mental health services and why they should not be considered a luxury but should be reliably accessible to anyone who needs them.

Taking part in the discussion will be:
Marina Economou – Lalioti, Professor of Psychiatry of the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)
Harold S. Koplewicz, Founding President and Medical Director of the Child Mind Institute
Konstantinos Kotsis, Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Steve Kushner, Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute

Watch the next live Dialogues webcast, Mental Health, and register at snfdialogues.org.

The SNF Dialogues are curated and moderated by Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou and are held through journalism nonprofit iMEdD (incubator for Media Education and Development).

*The opinions expressed by Dialogues participants, whether representing officially institutions and organizations or themselves, are solely their own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) or iMEdD. Speakers’ remarks are made freely, without prior guidance or intervention from the team.

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