Events | Mental Health Symposium 2021

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In conjunction with the theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day, ’Mental Health In An Unequal World’, we would like to invite you to join us in raising mental health awareness amongst Malaysians while mindfully equipping ourselves with the proper knowledge and skills.

Half-a-day filled with beneficial, informative, interactive and practical sessions – you can choose to join specific session(s) of interest to you or simply stay with us throughout, your choice!

Save the date – 23rd October, 2021!

This event is proudly brought to you in collaboration with:
Education Malaysia London, PPL JPA London and Mercy Malaysia UK.

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Session #1

☕️ Our first session, ‘Looking After You, Mum’, is a specially-brought-to-you edition of Dear Sisters : Coffee Talk.

This session will shed light on perinatal mental health 🤱🏻, an often overlooked issue that affects up to 20% of women during pregnancy and/or within the first year after the birth of their child. Alongside our speakers, we will be discussing what perinatal mental health is, its signs and symptoms, and the range of support available to help overcome it.

Joining us will be:

Dr. Ili Suhaimi
🖌MBChB from University of Glasgow in 2014
🖌MRCGP UK in 2019
🖌GP at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Pn. Nurul Nadiah Mansor
🖋Mental Health Advocate at SAYA
🖋ML Studios’s speaker
🖋Panelist at Siakap Keli TV on ‘Sihatkah Kita’ Program
🖋Content Creator for NadiahMay
🖋Mother of 3

Dr Muhammad Afif Bin Amran
🖍MB BCh BAO from Queen’s University Belfast in 2017
🖍Core Specialist Trainee Doctor in Psychiatry at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust

Session #2

☕ After a warm and loving talk about the mothers, we will then move forward to ‘Raising Our Young Minds’ – specially brought to you in this upcoming Mental Health Symposium 2021!

🚀 This second session will shift our focus towards the future generation; on how to empower our young minds psychospiritually in this challenging modern life, especially in a foreign land.

Introducing our speaker:

Dr. Alizi Alias
🖌 Consultant Organisational Psychologist with more than 20 years of experience
🖌 Graduated from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
🖌 MSc in Applied Psychology from University of Surrey
🖌 Co-founder of Psychospiritual Institute

Session #3

🎨 Our final session draws Mental Health Symposium 2021 to a close through a hands on, practical workshop that explores mindfulness through the arts.

In this session, we will look into how the simple act of putting pen to paper may help us become more present in where we are and gain better control of our thoughts and emotions.

This workshop will be led by:

Dr. Iffah Nizar
🌺 Lecturer in School of Architecture, USIM
🌺 Co-Founder of SpreadSalam
🌺 Founder of iffahlukislukis Studio
🌺 PhD in Architecture from Liverpool, UK

Dr. Emilia Habiba
🌻 Psychiatry Registrar in Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin
🌻 MB BCh BAO from Trinity College Dublin

Please do have your drawing tools (whatever your favourite!) ready and we hope to see you there!

Wait no more, book your seat now! 🙂