Psychology on the Front Line: Lifestyle Behaviour Change

Leicester, United Kingdom,

A Faculty of Addictions conference exploring the influence of psychology on the 'front line' in non-specialist settings.

An opportunity to learn and share ideas with colleagues and to contribute to lively discussions.


9.30-10.00am Arrivals, registration and coffee

10-10.15am Welcome

10.15-11.15am Vicky Salt – Action on Smoking and Health: 'The Stolen Years - Mental Health and Smoking Action Report'

11.15-12.15am James Morris – 'Disrupting 'valid denial' in harmful drinkers: can changing perceptions of alcohol addiction promote 'early recovery?'

12.15-1.15pm Lunch

1.15-2.15pm Matt Corder and Layla Ravey – Perspectives on Weight Management from a Healthy Lifestyles Service

2.15-3.15pm Amanda Roberts – Recognition of Problem Gambling in GP Practices and associated health problems

3.15-3.30pm Tea/coffee

3.30-4.00pm Panel discussion - The opportunity to discuss questions and comments with the speakers and conference arrendees

4.00-4.15pm Close

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