European Congress: Mental Health in Intellectual Disability

Even if mentioned in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, access to mental health

services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities is still not guaranteed in most of our



Like the rest of the population, the mental health of people with intellectual disabilities is best understood in

a much wider context of their general well-being, their supports and networks, their family and social setting

and the broader aspects of the society that have significant impacts on their health and health inequalities. The Congress will bring together current knowledge and expertise in this wider context, looking at how people with intellectual disabilities, their families and their social and professional networks all have important experience and skills to contribute and share in creating and developing effective, collaborative and co-productive models of service provision. 



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