Invitation to 4th Abu Dhabi
Integrated Mental Health Conference

Dr. Zain Ali Al Yafei CEO - Seha Mental Health and Well-Being Services

Dr. Nahida Nayaz Ahmed Conference Chair
CMO - Seha Mental Health and Well-Being Services

Dear All,

SEHA Mental Health Services is pleased to announce that the 4th Abu Dhabi Integrated Mental Health Conference will be held on the 27th & 28th of January 2024 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This prestigious yearly conference has served as a platform to showcase Abu Dhabi’s Mental Health Reforms and aspirations to the world.

The 4th Abu Dhabi Integrated Mental Health Conference aims to bring together leading experts, healthcare professionals, researchers, and policymakers from around the world to explore the latest developments and best practices in the field of mental health. This conference, held at the intersection of science, policy, and practice, featured a wide range of engaging sessions and discussions. This year’s theme, ‘Harmonizing Minds: Bridging Gaps, Breaking Barriers,’ underscores our commitment to fostering collaboration, raising awareness, and promoting holistic mental health care.

Our conference is known to host exemplary leaders and experts from across the world to discuss international standards in mental healthcare and public policies guiding mental health reforms in various nations. This conference is gaining a reputation as the region’s largest established integrated mental health congress and an empowering event tackling mental health issues across different sectors. The conference hosts dialogues that offer new ideas and the latest innovations to examine solutions for improving the community’s quality of life for those with mental health issues.

The event will be an excellent opportunity to network with already-known colleagues and to meet new colleagues in the field from across the globe. It gives a chance to build channels between public and regulatory sectors with healthcare providers. The conference has information and serves the interests of various sectors, from healthcare providers to public health officers working towards a mental health model of care.

We have great pride in welcoming you to Abu Dhabi, the true cosmopolitan city of the world. We are confident that this congress will exceed your expectations, offering an exciting scientific event as well as an enjoyable social and cultural experience.
We look forward to meeting you all in Abu Dhabi in January 2024 for one of the best scientific gatherings in the region. We would like to address your esteemed organization with a formal request for sponsorship of this prestigious event, and we are certain that your active participation and presence at the conference will significantly contribute to the success of this meeting.
Thank you, and look forward to hosting you at the 4th ADIMH 2024 Conference.

Yours Sincerely,

Benefits of Participation

  • Multidisciplinary Approaches: The conference emphasized the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration in addressing mental health issues. Presenters shall showcase innovative approaches where psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other healthcare providers work together to provide holistic care.​
  • Advances in Technology: The role of technology in mental health is a central theme. Sessions are designed to explore the latest advancements in telemedicine, digital therapeutics, and AI-driven interventions, highlighting their potential to improve access to mental health care and outcomes.​
  • Global Mental Health Initiatives: International experts shall share insights into global mental health initiatives, focusing on strategies to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, improve access to care in underserved regions, and promote mental health as a fundamental human right.​
  • Cultural Sensitivity: The conference highlights the importance of culturally sensitive mental health care. Speakers will discuss the challenges of providing care in diverse cultural contexts and strategies for tailoring interventions to meet the unique needs of different populations.​
  • Youth Mental Health: Recognizing the significance of addressing mental health among young people, the conference features discussions on school-based mental health programs, early intervention strategies, and youth-friendly mental health services.​
  • Policy and Advocacy: Policymakers and advocates shall discuss the critical role of policy in promoting mental health and expanding access to care. Topics include mental health strategy, public policies concerning Mental health, insurance coverage, and the integration of mental health into broader healthcare systems.​
  • Research Breakthroughs: Researchers shall present cutting-edge findings in the fields of neurobiology, genetics, and psychopharmacology. These insights are poised to shape the future of mental health diagnosis and treatment.​
  • Resilience and Well-being: Building resilience and promoting well-being were key themes. Attendees will get to learn practical strategies for enhancing personal resilience and supporting the mental health of individuals and communities.​
  • Networking and Collaboration: The conference facilitates networking opportunities, fostering collaborations among attendees and organizations dedicated to advancing mental health.​
  • Mental Health Equity: Sessions on mental health equity will explore disparities in access to care and innovative approaches to reducing these gaps, ensuring that everyone can receive high-quality mental health support, with engagement from people with lived experiences. ​

Recommended Participants

  • Academics & Researchers
  • Aged Care Providers
  • Clinical Nurses
  • General Practitioners
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Mental Health Advocates
  • Physicians
  • Primary care Practice
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologist
  • Social Workers
  • Individuals with Lived Experiences

Event Objectives

  • Promote Holistic Care Integration: The primary objective of the conference is to promote the integration of mental health services with other aspects of healthcare, emphasizing a multidisciplinary approach. By bringing together experts from various healthcare fields, we aim to explore and establish best practices for delivering comprehensive care that addresses both mental and physical well-being.
  • Share Cutting-Edge Research and Innovations: This conference seeks to provide a platform for researchers, clinicians, and healthcare professionals to share their latest findings, innovations, and evidence-based practices in the field of mental health. By disseminating cutting-edge research, attendees will be empowered to implement new approaches and technologies that can improve the quality of mental healthcare.
  • Advocate for Mental Health Equity and Awareness: A key objective of the conference is to advocate for mental health equity and raise awareness about the importance of mental health on a global scale. We aim to inspire attendees to become champions for mental health in their respective regions and to work collectively towards reducing stigma, improving access to care, and ensuring that mental health is a fundamental human right for all individuals, regardless of their background or circumstances.



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