Symposium on Trauma, Addiction, and Mental Health

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 09:00

Together with Makerere University Department of Psychiatry and University of Minnesota Medical School, we invite researchers, clinicians, community health practitioners, and students to attend the Symposium on Trauma, Addiction, and Mental Health. 


Date: Friday, March 16

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: MUJHU 2 Conference Room

Register online


The aim of the symposium is to foster connections between academia and intergovernmental organizations tasked with supporting the health and well-being of populations impacted by trauma as it intersects with addiction and mental health. Symposium speakers are from academic and community health organizations in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Burundi. Registration is free, but space is limited. Register online.


Special thanks to symposium sponsors: Ugandan Psychiatric Association, AMECA, Makerere University Department of Psychiatry, Department of Family Medicine-University of Minnesota, African Studies Initiative-University of Minnesota, and the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility-University of Minnesota.