Many sessions on day one of the Rights for Life landmark national event in June 2015 were recorded. As well as the rich content below, there are videos and interviews with contributors and participants here.
Welcome and introduction from Simon Bradstreet (Scottish Recovery Network), Judith Robertson (See Me) and Gordon Johnston (Voices Of eXperience).
Dr. Heather Stuart – keynote speaker
Graham Morgan MBE – keynote speaker
Audience Q&A with keynote speakers Dr. Heather Stuart and Graham Morgan MBE
The right to an adequate standard of living – panel discussion featuring Chris White (Policy and Development (Lived Experience), Mental Health Foundation) (Chair), Gael Scott (Policy Officer, Citizens Advice Scotland), John Dickie (Director, Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland), Louise Christie (Network Manager, Scottish Recovery Network) and Sheila Kettles (Scottish Trades Union Congress Women’s Committee)
Capacity and participation – panel discussion featuring Colin McKay (Chief Executive, Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland), Dr. Heather Stuart (Professor of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen’s University Canada and Bell Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair), Joyce Mouriki MBE (Chairperson, Voices Of eXperience), Pennie Taylor (Journalist and Broadcaster) (Panel Chair), Ron Coleman (Founder, Working to Recovery) and Shaben Begum MBE (Director, Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance)
Doing things differently – showcase featuring Hope Café Lanarkshire and the CAS Skye and Lochalsh Advise-Ability Project
Day one review, featuring Chris O’Sullivan of Mental Health Foundation and Kuladharini of the Scottish Recovery Consortium
Around Rights for Life: an overview of the event