Lion Gai Meir is a Mental Health Peer Support worker at the Mazor Mental Health Centre in Acre, Israel. This text is a voice from a person who suffered through abuse and a mental break, and uses this experience as an expertise working as a staff member inside the psychiatric hospital. Lion also stands on the Meeting for … Continue reading Enlightening Insight for Researchers
2016 Philippe & Maria Halphen Foundation Prize – Professor Philippe Fossati Meeting for Minds operates in France in association with the Philippe & Maria Halphen Foundation. Maria Halphen founded the Philippe & Maria Halphen Foundation in 2013 in memory of her beloved husband Philippe. Based in Paris, the Philippe & Maria Halphen Foundation (PMHF) is under the … Continue reading 2016 Philippe & Maria Halphen Foundation Prize – Professor Philippe Fossati
2016 Meeting for Minds “SYNERGIES” Forum – Australia The 2016 international ‘Synergies’ Forum was held on 27 May 2016 from 8:30 – 17:15 at the B Shed in Fremantle, Western Australia. The Forum served as an open debate around the synergies of lived experience of mental illness and brain research, by inviting people with experience of mental … Continue reading 2016 Meeting for Minds “SYNERGIES” Forum – Australia
‘MINDHACK’ Hackathon – Australia, May 2016 Meeting for Minds held Australia’s first ever mental health Hackathon, partnering with Spacecubed, on 20 and 21 May 2016. During the 24-hour event, a selected group of students drawn from a broad base of disciplines, attempted to ‘MindHack’ inventive tools and methods for initiating interaction between research scientists and people with lived … Continue reading ‘MINDHACK’ Hackathon – Australia, May 2016
Creation of Meeting for Minds Switzerland – May 2015 Pictured Here: Patrick Cosson (M4M Switzerland Vice President), Maria Halphen (M4M President) and Gilles Lambotte (M4M Switzerland Treasurer) in Geneva, Switzerland, 2015.
2014 Philippe & Maria Halphen Foundation Prize – Professor Marie-Odile Krebs Maria Halphen pictured with Professor Jean Rouser, and the 2015 Philippe & Maria Halphen Prize winner Professor Marie-Odile Krebs, under the Cupola at Academie des sciences, Paris.Professor Krebs was awarded the Prize for her research on the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders.
Mini-Forum over 2 days bringing together people with lived experience, clinicians, scientists, and researchers.
Meeting for Minds Registered as Charity in Australia – 2014 Pictured are Susie Hincks (M4M Co-Founder), Hon Keith Wilson (M4M Australia Director) and Maria Halphen (M4M Co-Founder). On 10 October 2013 Meeting for Minds was officially registered as a not-for-profit charity organisation in Australia! WE DID IT!