Mental Health Festival Asia is held in line with World Mental Health month, the two-day conference is the largest of its kind in the region with an extensive speaking panel. The conference, themed ‘Shifting the narrative of mental health in Asia’, is timely with the rising incidences of mental illness, and aims to increase awareness and destigmatise mental health in the region.
The conference, themed ‘Shifting the narrative of mental health in Asia’, aims to increase awareness and destigmatise mental health in the region. It will feature keynote presentations, panel discussions and interactive Q&A sessions from Rahayu Mahzam, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health, Singapore, David Chua, CEO, National Youth Council Singapore, Dr. Oliver Suendermann, Deputy Director of Clinical Psychology, National University of Singapore as well as local celebrities like Jeanette Aw, Annette Lee and Gurmit Singh.
The conference will focus on a wide range of topics around two main areas, mental health for youth, education and the public on 28 October and mental health for workplaces on 29 October.