Welcome to Scandinavia's largest, longest-running, multidisciplinary mental health conference!

On the Edge

At this year’s conference we’ll be focusing on the provision of mental health and addiction care services to those who are living on the margins of life, in circumstances verging on the intolerable. What’s it like for patients and their families to live ‘on the edge’? What’s it like for us to deliver healthcare in the face of such complex challenges?

We’ll be considering the balancing-act between risk and safety that we are all faced with, as individuals and as healthcare professionals; complex questions of life and death; power and hopelessness, control and autonomy; trust and mistrust. We will devote particular attention to clinical conditions that cross diagnostic boundaries, including suicide and violence......read more