Dr. Heather Stuart was the first keynote speaker at the 2015 Rights for Life conference. Heather is Professor of Community Health and Epidemiology at Queen’s University Canada and in 2012 was appointed Bell Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair. Heather’s presentation addresses stigma from a human rights perspective.
Graham Morgan MBE was the second of our keynote speakers. Graham is a well-known spokesperson for HUG Action for Mental Health, a collective advocacy group that represents the interests of users of mental health services across the Highlands. Graham’s speech touches on a range of subjects, including mental health and human rights in a climate of austerity, stigma and self-stigma, as well as his own personal experiences.
After their speeches, Graham and Heather took part in a Q&A session with the audience.
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