Sunday, February 5, 2023

Salamanca hosts the first National Congress of Child and Youth Mental Health

Poster for the 1st National Congress of Child and Youth Mental Health.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 10 to 20 percent of European adolescents suffer from some form of mental or behavioral health problem. The protection of their self-esteem and the development of their intellectual and emotional potential is a responsibility that concerns all social actors, which is why the Fundanid Foundation organizes it. I National Congress of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (, It will be held on February 15, 16 and 17 at the Colegio del Arjobispo Fonseca in Salamanca.

under the motto early detection is the key to overcomingThis pioneering congress, declared as of scientific interest by the Spanish Society of Psychiatry and Mental Health, aspires to contribute to a better knowledge of the problems related to the mental health of our children, adolescents and young people, which may soon Same will happen for all of us. Society.

for the first time, Over a hundred professionals and researchers in psychology, child psychiatry, child neurology, pediatrics, nursing and educationThey will share experiences and research and discuss The need for an interdisciplinary and global vision of child and adolescent mental health care with health, educational and social services interventions.

During the three days, a complete program will be developed based on the latest scientific advances and the great clinical and research experience of experts in the field at the national level.

In particular, it will delve into issues such as Adolescent affective disorders, ADHD, drug use, impact of the pandemic on youth health and well-being, suicidal behavior or sex educationIn addition to this The latest scientific advances from leading experts in the field at the national level.

Aimed at both academics and professionals and students interested in sharing knowledge and experiences, the program offers Seminars, Debates, Round Tables and Workshops Which will serve as a framework for learning, exchange of ideas and development of opportunities for collaboration.

Similarly, aligning itself with objective 3.4 of the SDGs of the 2030 Agenda, health and well-being, Will create new lines of research in early detectionRevolving around the major thematic axes of the DSM-5-TR and ICD-11 classification systems for mental disorders: Disabilities, Eating Disorders, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Learning Disorders, Substance-Related Disorders, and Addictive Disorders.

As signed by Pilar Samaniego de Tiedra, director of the Congress: “Our main objective is to disseminate the need for an interdisciplinary and global vision of child and adolescent mental health care, with the intervention of health, educational and social services. I want to challenge authorities to invest human resources in mental health care and the emotional well-being of children, adolescents and youth in the U.S. Given the lack of care available to prevent and treat these problems, prevention and early intervention personnel Special and systematic neglect, which has increased even more with the Kovid-19 pandemic.

Registration to participate in the Congress, in person or via streamingThe web will be open until next February 5 at

About Fundneed Foundation

FUNDANEED is a health and socio-medical center that, since 2017, has been working to guarantee the mental health and emotional well-being of families in Castilla y León, especially in Salamanca. It also provides direct supervision by the City Council, the Provincial Council and the Junta de Castilla y León.

Its founding objective is to provide a positive vision to the society while we all must take care of the mental health and emotional well-being of our minors and youth. Its main objective is to treat and detect neurodevelopmental alterations, to evaluate them in order to make a correct diagnosis and to propose, based on scientific evidence, the most effective treatments to reduce the various alterations that may occur.

The Foundation works to establish innovative and differentiated intervention models in traditional networks of social, health and educational care. For this reason, it applies the most advanced psychotherapy, psychology, neurocognitive, behavioral, linguistic, learning and specific educational strategies, such as physiotherapy treatments combined with new technologies, robotics, logotherapy, 3D, scratch language or augmented reality Huh. ,

The information published in Redaccion Médica consists of confirmations, data and statements from official institutions and health professionals. However, if you have any queries regarding your health, please consult your respective health expert.

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