On the afternoon of yesterday the general director of People with Disabilities, the Social Action Institute Murciano, together with the Deputy Mayor for Health and Social Services City Sewer, Mónica García, gave as I closed the MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE CITY " Reflections on mental health in Sewell, which have taken place in our town on 24 and 25 February at the Cultural Center "Infanta Elena", organized by the City Sewer, through the Department of Health and Human Services, before concern that arises in addressing the difficulties and mental health problems within our county, and the experiences of work on this topic.
These first days are aimed at the general public, professionals and students of medical, psychological, social and educational, with the presence of experts that addressed the issue from the experience.
The councilor said, "With this conference we have initiated a long way, we hope to repeat in subsequent years, given the interest that they have been for professionals, associations and others in our town or any other, wanted to participate in .
One of the conclusions acclaimed by all participants during the two days is the important role families have in the treatment of a person with mental health problems.
It is necessary, as the speaker told us Ms. Guadalupe Jerí, develop a specific family intervention program to improve their capacity to cope with crisis and relapse prevention.
FEAFES made us reflect on whether the processes of helplessness, despair and anger in which these families can immerse themselves and the need to provide a new relational model. "
Beatriz Martínez intervention showed us all the way until now we have from the administration to bring the same and support all citizens affected by a mental health disorder.
But we also had the need to create spaces in which mental illness work in a more humane, more rehabilitative.
Another relevant proposals have been agreed, is the need for full coordination of all actors involved, coordination among health professionals and social services in each municipality, due to the large psychosocial problems involving mental illness .
The councilor, continued in the conclusions of this conference, that "all claim professionals receive specific training to work in mental health, which suggests that these meetings have been well accepted by all and therefore we were right to organize .
Other needs have been identified, is to involve users in planning services.
We can not build outside social services professionals, would be meaningless if we are looking for efficiency and continuity for the rehabilitation of the sick. "
For Monica Garcia, "the starting point in our town, in Sewell, we understand that could be the creation of an association of relatives of mentally ill, the allocation of resources and the creation of an inter and multidisciplinary"
I indicate that in these Mental Health Days Municipal Sewer conferences we have had, "Historical Evolution of Mental Health Center of Sewell.
"The Before and Now", by Jeri Guadalupe Gutierrez (Psychiatric Mental Health Center Sewer). "The Community Care in Severe Mental Disorder" by Carmen Serra German (Psychologist Mental Health Center Sewer) . Mental Health from Social Services ", by Encarna Sánchez García (Psychologist Family Program Center Sewer Services)." Psychosocial Support Services. "
Ayuntamiento de Totana, with the presence of Councillor of Social Services Totana, Juan Carrion, and participating as speakers Raschetti Elena Clemente and Ms. Ana Garcia Vera (Techniques in Mental Health Rehabilitation Service Psychosocial Support Municipal Totana) ending the evening of Wednesday 24 with the conference "Social Resources for People with Mental Health Problems" by Beatriz Martínez Pérez (Sewell Social Services Social Worker - Mental Health Expert and social integration level I).
The second day of the conference, the conference began with "Roman Pool Psychiatric Hospital and Social Work", by Narcisa Martínez Martínez.
(Social Worker Roman Pool Psychiatric Hospital). "Dual Diagnosis", by Joaquin Ruiz Riquelme.
(Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca. Murcia). "Personality Disorder" Visiedo given by Antonia Nieto.
in private practice). "FEAFES Services Portfolio Murcia, with the presentation by Beatriz Espinosa Rives (FEAFES Social Worker).
Ended yesterday afternoon after the official close with a Round Table "The daily life of Mental Health" counting FEAFES professionals, a family and a person with mental illness.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla