Professor of Mental Health Policy, Paul Burstow discusses the University's Mental Health Policy Commission and how we can work towards closing the prevention gap.
The College of Social Sciences were delighted to welcome over 60 guests to the inaugural lecture of Professor Jerry Tew, Professor of Mental Health and Social Work. Taking place on Wednesday 3 May, the talk discussed the current disease model used in mental health treatment, and a shift to a more context-based approach.
The Rt Hon Paul Burstow, former Minister of State for Care Services, is to chair the 7th University of Birmingham policy commission. The focus of the commission is mental health promotion and illness prevention across society.