WAIMH has connected with IACAPAP (International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions), WPA-CAP (World Psychiatric Association Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Section) and ISAPP (International Society for Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology) to initiate a World Infant, Child, and Adolescent Mental Health Day (WICAMHD).
The specific aims are to:
- Recognize the global importance of infant, child, and adolescent mental health, and
- To advocate for the promotion of mental health and prevention of mental illness in infants, children, and adolescents.
You can participate in many ways:
Join a webinar
We will organise a webinar on 23 Apr 2022, 1.00 PM CEST for the official launch of the World Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Day. The duration is 90 minutes.
The speakers are:
- Dr Daniel Fung, President of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP)
- Pr Mario Speranza, President of the International Society of Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology (ISAPP)
- Assoc Prof Campbell Paul, President of the World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH)
- Dr Norbert Skokauskas, President of the World Psychiatric Association Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Section (WPA-CAP)
- Dr Liu Jing, Professor and Chief, Director of Mental Health Center for Children, Peking University Institute of Mental Health and Sixth, China
- Dr Fusun Cetin Cuhadaroglu, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Below is the webinar registration link:
Members of WAIMH (World Association for Infant Mental Health) are welcome to the event!
Share the enclosed logo widely.
Use social media to spread your message about the importance of mental health in the young.
Please involve your communications teams and do it on all websites and social media platforms you are on.
We suggest the following hashtags.
For more information, please visit https://iacapap.org/events/world-infant-child-and-adolescent-mental-health-day.html and https://iacapap.org/news/world-infant-child-and-adolescent-mental-health-day-webinar.html