Healthy Futures 2018

Last week, as the celebrations for the NHS’s 70th birthday drew to a close, academics from across the university came together to share innovative ideas about health at our Healthy Futures event.

Professor Gillian Bendalow, Professor in Sociology of Health and Medicine, represented the School of Applied Social Science and delivered a presentation on ‘Emergency mental health and suicide prevention in Sussex’ which centred on the work her team have been doing with Sussex Police and the Sussex Partnership Trust, addressing the high rates of police detentions of the mentally ill in public places.

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