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Conversation about Diagnoses: Help or Hindrance?

By Eileen McAtee
July 16th, 2012, Wellington.

The recent diagnosis forum facilitated dialogue between people who have received psychiatric diagnoses, scientists, clinicians and lawyers. The forum was the vision of  Robert Miller. Robert is a neuroscientist diagnosed with schizophrenia.  Kites Trust supported the organisational aspects  of the forum.

Happy participants

The dialogue between the diverse groups was unique for New Zealand (and internationally according to Professor Allen Frances) and showed that the mental health sector can have challenging conversations and respect views different to our own. Continue reading Conversation about Diagnoses: Help or Hindrance?

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