Helen Herrman

Helen Herrman

Congress Vice-President, WPA President-Elect (Australia)

Prof. Helen Herrman, the president-elect of the World Psychiatric Association, a well-known psychiatrist and public health physician, will discuss about her areas of expertise in the Forum on Mental Health Policy in Lithuanian Parliament, Opening Ceremony, Plenary Sessions and Symposiums.

Helen Herrman is a psychiatrist and public health physician. She is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Research at Orygen Youth Health Research Centre and the Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne; and Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Mental Health in Melbourne. She is an Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellow, and Honorary Fellow of the WPA.

Helen Herrman is also President-Elect of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists, and Vice President of the International Association of Women’s Mental Health. In 2013, prof. Herrman was inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.

From 1992 to 2005, Helen Herrman was Professor and Director of Psychiatry in St Vincent’s Health Melbourne and The University of Melbourne, with responsibility for the clinical services and academic programs at SVH during development of an integrated community mental health service within Australia’s national reform of mental health.

In 2001-2002 she acted as regional adviser in mental health for WHO’s Western Pacific Region.

Her research program focuses on clinical and social psychiatry. Prof. Hermann leads a new research program on improving mental health for young people in out-of-home care. She is involved currently in several other research programs including youth, technology and mental health, and depression in primary healthcare. Helen Herrman publishes widely on these topics in journals and books.

MEETING MT7: MEET THE WPA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Theta Hall

CHAIR Dinesh Bhugra (UK) CO-CHAIR Helen Herrman (Australia) SPEAKERS Dinesh Bhugra (UK) – WPA President. Helen Herrman (Australia) – WPA President-Elect. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (India) – WPA Secretary General. Masatoshi Takeda (Japan) – WPA Secretary for Scientific Meetings. Michelle B. Riba (USA) – WPA Secretary for Scientific Meetings. Afzal Javed (UK / Pakistan) – WPA […]

Meet the Expert
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PLENARY LECTURES PA9: VYTENIS ANDRIUKAITIS (LITHUANIA), HELEN HERRMAN (AUSTRALIA), ROY ABRAHAM KALLIVAYALIL (INDIA)

Alfa Hall

CHAIR Dinesh Bhugra (UK) CO-CHAIR Vytenis Andriukaitis (Lithuania) Aurelijus Veryga (Lithuania) SPEAKER THEMES Vytenis Andriukaitis (Lithuania): Mental Health in European Union. Aurelijus Veryga (Lithuania): Proposed Measures to Reduce Alcohol Consumption and Their Impact on Mental Health. Helen Herrman (Australia): Humanitarian Emergencies: The Role of Psychiatrists. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (India): Social Psychiatry in the 21st Century. DESCRIPTION To be […]

Plenary Lecture
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SOCIAL EVENT IN PALACE OF THE GRAND DUKES OF LITHUANIA E3: EXHIBITION, CONCERT, GALA DINNER

Vilnius Old Town

SPEAKERS Dinesh Bhugra (UK): Acknowledgements. Helen Herrman (Australia): Acknowledgements. Masatoshi Takeda (Japan): Acknowledgements. Jyrki Korkeila (Finland): Acknowledgements. Alvydas Navickas (Lithuania): Acknowledgements. Sigita Lesinskienė (Lithuania): Acknowledgements. (Look on map: Katedros a. 4, Vilnius) Please note that registration for this social event is mandatory. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER VIEW FULL DESCRIPTION

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SYMPOSIUM SA1: HUMAN RIGHTS

Alfa Hall

CHAIR Dinesh Bhugra (UK) CO-CHAIR Helen Herrman (Australia) SPEAKER THEMES Dinesh Bhugra (UK): Bill of Rights of People with Mental Health. Dainius Pūras (Lithuania): Human Rights, Mental Health and Changes in the Role of Psychiatry. Donna Stewart (Canada): Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Against Women: A New Competency-Based Curriculum for Psychiatrists, Residents and Medical Students by the […]

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SYMPOSIUM SA3: ON COLLABORATION WITH SERVICE USERS AND FAMILY CARERS

Alfa Hall

CHAIR Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan) CO-CHAIR Helen Herrman (Australia) SPEAKER THEMES Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan): How to Advance Collaboration between the Person and the Psychiatrist. Helen Herrman (Australia): Working with Service Users and Families to Reduce Stigma. Gordon Harper (USA): Being with the Patient – the Role of Relationship in Psychiatry. Ramunė Mazaliauskienė (Lithuania): Integration of Systemic Family Therapy Approaches […]

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SYMPOSIUM SL6: WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH

Lambda Hall

CHAIR Helen Herrman (Australia) CO-CHAIR Donna Stewart (Canada) SPEAKER THEMES Donna Stewart (Canada): Controversies in Depression from a Woman’s Health Perspective. Virginija Adomaitienė (Lithuania): Peculiarities of Women  Suicide Attempts: Lithuania Data from Pilot Study. Palmira Rudalevičienė (Lithuania/UK): PTSD as a Result of Child Loss via Miscarriage or Pregnancy Termination. DESCRIPTION This Symposium’s reports highlight a range […]

Symposium
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SOCIAL EVENT IN VILNIUS CITY HALL E1: CONGRESS RECEPTION, CONCERT AND PARTY

Vilnius Old Town

(Look on map: Didžioji g. 31, Vilnius) SPEAKERS 19:00 – 19:30 Remigijus Šimašius (Major of Vilnius, Lithuania): Welcome Speech. Mykolas Majauskas (LR Parliament, Head of the Suicide Prevention Committee and Members of the Board of Vilnius Municipality, Lithuania): Suicide Prevention Project in Vilnius. Dinesh Bhugra (United Kingdom): Speech. Helen Herrman (Australia): Speech. CONCERT 19:30- 20:00 The Vilnius City Municipality […]

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PRE CONGRESS FORUM: MENTAL HEALTH POLICY. GOVERNMENTAL AND CONGRESS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEDIA SESSION FmM1 (By Invitation)

Parliament Media Room

Address: Parliament of Lithuania (Gedimino pr. 53, Entrance at Building 3, Vilnius) PARTICIPANTS Agnė Širinskienė (Lithuanian Parliament, Chair of the Committee of Health, Lithuania) Aurelijus Veryga (Lithuanian Ministry of Health, Lithuania) Dinesh Bhugra (WPA President, UK) Helen Herrman (WPA President Elect, Australia) Masatoshi Takeda (WFSBP President, Japan) Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (WPA Secretary General, India) Alvydas Navickas […]

Pre Congress Forum Round Table
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PRE CONGRESS FORUM: MENTAL HEALTH POLICY. CONFERENCE FC2 (By Invitation)

Parliament Conference Hall

Address: Parliament of Lithuania (Gedimino pr. 53, Entrance at Building 3, Vilnius) CHAIRS Agnė Širinskienė (Lithuanian Parliament, Chair of the Committee of Health, Lithuania) Aurelijus Veryga (Lithuanian Ministry of Health, Lithuania) Dinesh Bhugra (WPA President, UK) Helen Herrman (WPA President Elect, Australia) Alvydas Navickas (LPA President, Lithuania) SPEAKER THEMES Agnė Širinskienė (Lithuanian Parliament, Chair of […]

Pre Congress Symposium
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CONGRESS OPENING CEREMONY

Alfa Hall

CHAIRS Aurelijus Veryga (Lithuanian Ministry of Health, Lithuania) Dinesh Bhugra (WPA President, UK) Helen Herrman (WPA President Elect, Australia) SPEAKERS Dinesh Bhugra (WPA President, UK) Helen Herrman (WPA President Elect, Australia) Aurelijus Veryga (Lithuanian Ministry of Health, Lithuania) Agnė Širinskienė (Lithuanian Parliament, Chair of the Committee of Health, Lithuania) Norman Sartorius (WPA Former President, Switzerland) […]

Opening / Closing Ceremony
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