Di-Capacitados: Mental health stigma and the media

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Event to raise awareness and inform people about the stigmatisation of mental illness organised by the University Institute for Patient Care, the Faculty of Communication Sciences and Janssen. 

Location: Aula Magna. Barcelona Campus 

Free entrance

Follow: #Di_Capacitados


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11.00 a.m. Start of the event


11.30 a.m. Welcome

Dr Xavier Gil Mur, rector of the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.

11.45 a.m. Presentation of the A/E Model

Ramon Frexes. Director of Institutional Relations and Social Corporate Responsibility at Janssen

12.15 p.m. Stigmatisation in health communication

Sílvia Cóppulo, director of ecos, communications office.  Director and presenter of el Divan on CatRadio and TV3.

12.45 p.m. Presentación de proyecto #Di-Capacitados

Alejandro González. Head of Patient Association Relations at Janssen

12.50 p.m. Venture out to live

Itziar Ceballos, Manager of AVIFES

1.10 p.m. Trust and empathy

Sebastián Álvaro, journalist

This documentary demonstrates that trust and empathy are two powerful elements that improve quality of life for people with mental illness. 

Protagonist of the expedition, member of AVIFES.

2.00 p.m. Closing session 

Cristina Molina, director of the Plan for Mental Health and Addictions 
Alfonso Méndiz, dean of the Faculty of Communication Sciences


* Presenter of the event:  Dr Roser Vallès