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Unifying the New Discoveries and Advanced Approaches towards Mental Health and Well-being
- Primary Mental Health 2017

About Conference

Allied Academics invites the participants from all over the world to attend 4th International Conference on Mental Health and Primary Care during Oct 16-17, 2017 at Toronto, Canada.
The theme of the conference is based on “Unifying the New Discoveries and Advanced Approaches towards Mental Health and Well-being”.

Mental health is a goal for all folks, together with those with mental retardation, not simply those having difficulties. It is a condition of well-being in which the person aware of his or her own abilities. It also helps in determining how we handle stress. Mental health includes our psychological, emotional and social considerations. The 2 main aspects of mental health are emotional well-being and rewarding social and interpersonal relationships. Emotional well-being is a crucial a part of the gift of human life. Good social and interpersonal relationships are necessary for an upscale and fulfilling life. Mental state is a vital ingredient within the quality of life. 

The target audience includes Directors, Vice Presidents, Psychiatrist, Neuropsychiatrist, Psychologist, Brand Manufacturers, Professors, Lecturers and Students from Academia in the study of mental health.

Prevention of a disorder at a young age may significantly decrease the chances that a child will suffer from a disorder later in life. World Health Organization suggests that nearly half of the world's population is affected by mental illness. 50% of mental health conditions begin by age 14 and 75% of mental health conditions develop by age 24. 1 in 5 adults experiences a mental health condition every year. 1 in 20 suffers with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.

About Toronto
Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. It is located in Southern Ontario on the north western shore of Lake Ontario. The earlier name of Toronto is York during late 18th century; the city was ransacked in the Battle of York during the War of 1812. In 1834, York became a city and renamed to Toronto. Toronto is a clean, safe cosmopolitan city with a wonderful network of parks, recreational, and cultural facilities. Toronto is the home of four professional sports teams and the third largest English-speaking theatre district in the world, behind New York and London. One of the world’s most ethnically diverse cities, it is home to more than 80 ethnic communities from Africa, Asia, and Europe. Toronto is also the business centre of Canada.
Tourism & Attractions in Toronto are CN Tower, Royal Ontario Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, Casa Loma, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto Islands, Rogers Centre, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto Zoo, Black Creek Pioneer Village, and Toronto Harbour.

Importance & Scope:

Mental health problems are found in people all over the world. Approximately, 450 million people suffer from a mental or behavioral disorder. Nearly 1 million people commit suicide every year. In the course of a year, it is reported that population of about 25% will experience some kind of mental health disorder, with mixed apprehension and depression. Compare to men, women are found to be the most common preys and about 10% of children suffer from mental health disorders. Under the age of 35, Men suicide remains the most common cause of death. Under the President’s 2016 budget, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) would see a $44.6 million, boosting overall funding to $3.666 billion. Among that $482.5 million for the Mental Health Services Block Grant which is level funding from 2015. The budget continues to call for a 5% set-aside to support early intervention in psychosis.

Target Audience: Directors, Vice Presidents, Psychiatrist, Neuropsychiatrist, Psychologist, Brand Manufacturers, Professors, Lecturers and  Students from  Academia in the study of mental health.

Target Audience:

Industry        20%
Academia     50%
Clinicians     20%
Others          10%



Allied Academics invites the participants from all over the world to attend 4th International Conference on Mental Health and Primary Care during Oct 16-17, 2017 at Toronto, Canada.

The theme of the conference is based on “Unifying the New Discoveries and Advanced Approaches towards Mental Health and Well-being”.

Mental health is a goal for all folks, together with those with mental retardation, not simply those having difficulties. It is a condition of well-being in which the person aware of his or her own abilities. It also helps in determining how we handle stress. Mental health includes our psychological, emotional and social considerations. The 2 main aspects of mental health are emotional well-being and rewarding social and interpersonal relationships. Emotional well-being is a crucial a part of the gift of human life. Good social and interpersonal relationships are necessary for an upscale and fulfilling life. Mental state is a vital ingredient within the quality of life. 

Mental retardation (MR) is a developmental disability categorized by considerably impaired intellectual and adaptive functioning. It's outlined by associate degree IQ score underneath 70 additionally to deficits in two or additional adaptive behaviors that have an effect on daily life. Once targeted almost entirely on psychological feature, the definition currently includes each a part regarding mental functioning and one regarding individuals' useful skills in their environments. As a result of this concentrate on the person's talents in observe, someone with a bizarrely low IQ may not be thought-about to own intellectually incapacity or disability. The milder the mental retardation, the harder it generally is to spot a particular etiology.

Good Mental well-being child and adolescent are able to attain and retain optimal psychological and social functioning and well-being. They have a self-worth and sense of identity, sound personal and peer bonds, an ability to be productive and to learn, and a capacity to tackle developmental challenges and use cultural resources to exploit growth. Besides, the mental health of children and juveniles is crucial for their active social and economic contribution. The mental state of youngsters and adolescents may be influenced by different factors. Risk factors increase the probability of mental state issues, whereas protecting factors moderate the consequences of risk exposure. Policies, plans and specific interventions ought to be designed in a technique that reduces risk factors and enhances protecting factors.

Forensic mental state defines a state wherever the lawful and psychological state systems interrelate. This happens once a private who contains a serious psychopathy comes involved with the law as a result of committing a criminal offense. The courts could realize an individual not criminally liable or unfit to face trial on account of a mental disease. It describe an area of specialty that, in the criminal sphere, involves the assessment and treatment of those who are both mentally disordered and whose behavior has led, or could lead, to offending. In the civil sphere has a new difficult remit, not only being involved in the assessment and management of those who have potentially compensable injuries but also providing advice to courts and tribunals on competency and capacity.

ID or mental retardation is a Condition characterized by the presence of incomplete mental development that covers everyday social and practical skills. A person is considered to have an intellectual disability when the following factors are present: general intellectual functioning is significantly below average; significant deficits exist in adaptive skills and the condition is present from childhood (eighteen years or less). For ID, scores for intellectual development levels must be determined based on all of the available information, including clinical signs, adaptive behavior in the cultural medium of the individual and psychometric findings.

The term abuse used to describe someone’s actions when they have caused or allowed serious damage to come to different person. Abuse includes physical abusesexual abuseemotional abuse and neglect. Addiction is a disorder of the brain's reward system which arises through transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms and occurs over time from chronically high levels of exposure to an addictive stimulus. It is often used to refer to any behavior that is out of control in some way.

Personality is the approach of feeling, behaving and thinking that creates an individual completely different from others. An individual’s personality is influenced by inherited characteristics, experiences and environment (surroundings, life situations). Personality disorders are conditions in which an individual differs considerably from an average person, in terms of how they think, perceive, feel or relate to others .These inner experiences and behaviors usually take issue from the expectations of the culture in which someone lives.

The individual with positive mental health can realize their full ability, deal effectively with our stresses in our life includes work, personal life and with the society. There are several factors which will affect mental health are Biological factors, such as genes, Life experiences such as abuse and their Family history related to mental health. It varies from persons to persons depending on their ages from childhood to adolescence through adulthood.

Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder is a serious psychotic disorder. Schizophrenia is characterized by incoherent or illogical thoughts, freaky behavior and speech, and delusions or hallucinations like hearing voices. It is generally begins in early adulthood. In Bipolar disorder the person common emotions become intensely and     sometimes erratically enlarged. People can rapidly swing from extremes of happiness, energy and clarity to unhappiness, fatigue and confusion. These shifts can be devastating that people could select suicide.

Stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Excessive amounts of stress may lead to bodily damage. It can increase the danger of heart attacks, ulcers, dwarfism, strokes and mental illnesses such as depression. Tiny amounts of stress are useful, desired and even healthy. Positive stress helps improve athletic performance. It also plays a factor in motivation, adaptation and reaction to the environment. Stress management defines stress exactly as a human physiological response to an external input that triggers the "fight-or-flight" reaction.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder during which individuals have unwanted and constant thoughts, images, sensations, feelings and interacts in behaviors or mental acts in response to those thoughts or obsessions. Somebody's  level of OCD can be anywhere from  delicate to severe, However  if left untreated, it will limit his or her ability to function at school or work or even to lead a comfortable existence at home or around others. Typically the person carries out the behaviors to reduce the impact or get rid of the obsessive thoughts, but this only brings temporary relief.

Suicidal behavior is an important root of injury and death worldwide.Suicide means that not solely a tragic loss of a life, however conjointly great unhappiness and self-examination by the family and friends and community of the one that has died. Suicidal behavior could be a comprehensive thought together with suicidal thoughts, tries and completed suicides. It includes completed suicide and tried suicide. Thoughts and plans regarding suicide unit of measurement called suicide higher cognitive process.

Cancer psychiatry is a field in cancer care involved with treating and understanding the psychological, social, spiritual, emotional, value-of-life and practical aspects of cancer from  hindrance through bereavement. It’s a whole-person approach to cancer care that addresses a range of very human wants which will improve quality of life for folks suffering from cancer.


Infant Mental Health (IMH)   is defined as the healthy social and emotional development of a young child. It is the ability of a young child to express emotions and form close and secures interpersonal relationships. Infant mental health is best understood from the perspective of brain development in the first years of life and the influence of what does or does not happen. It is during this critical window of development when the foundation is laid for all future relationships and learning. IMH encompasses the importance of early attachment relationships and experiences that will either promote social-emotional health and well-being or will set in motion a negative trajectory that is played out throughout the life span.

Sexual abuse is when somebody in an exceedingly position of power or authority takes advantage of a person’s trust and regard to involve them in sexuality. Most victims and perpetrators know one another. The term also covers any behavior by an adult or older adolescent towards a child to stimulate any of the involved sexually. The use of a child or other individuals younger than the age of consent, for sexual stimulation is referred to as child sexual abuse or statutory rapeSubstance use disorder happen once a personality's use of alcohol or another substance (drug) results in health problems or issues at work, school or home. This disorder is additionally known as habit.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychological state condition that is triggered by a terrific event - either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include severe anxiety, nightmares and flashbacks as well as uncontrollable thoughts regarding the event. People with PTSD could feel stressed or frightened even once they don't seem to be at risk.

Mental health nursing is the field of nursing that cares for folks of all ages with mental state or mental distress like psychosisbipolar disorder, depressionschizophrenia and dementia. Nurses during this space receive additional coaching in psychological therapies, building a therapeutic alliance, coping with difficult behavior and therefore the administration of psychiatric medication.

Market Analysis

 Primary Mental Health 2017

Theme: Unifying the New Discoveries and Advanced Approaches towards Mental Health and Well-being

About the Conference:
Primary Mental Health 2017 welcomes attendees, presenters, and exhibitors from all over the world to Toronto, Canada. We are delighted to invite you all to attend and register for the International Conference on Mental Health, Well-Being and  Primary Care which is going to be held during October 16-17, 2017 Toronto, Canada.
The organizing committee is gearing up for an exciting and informative conference program including plenary lectures, symposia, workshops on a variety of topics, poster presentations and various programs for participants from all over the world. We invite you to join us at the Primary Mental Health 2017, where you will be sure to have a meaningful experience with scholars from around the world. All members of the Primary Mental Health 2017 organizing committee look forward to meeting you in Toronto, Canada.

Importance & Scope:
According to WHO, Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential and can cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively and fruitfully, and are able to make a contribution to her or his community. Mental disorder is the health condition that is characterized by alterations in thinking, mood, and behavior that is associated with distress or impaired functioning. Mental disorders contribute to problems that may include disability, pain, or death.
Globally, depression affects about 400 million, dementia affects about 35 million, while Schizophrenia which affects about 21 million people. Unipolar (also known as Major) depressive disorder is the third leading cause of disability worldwide, of any condition mental or physical, accounting for 65.5 million years lost. Overall list, responsible for 23.7 million DALYs globally, while other drug-use disorders accounted for 8.4 million. Schizophrenia causes a total loss of 16.8 million DALY, and bipolar disorder 14.4 million. Panic disorder leads to 7 million years lost, obsessive-compulsive disorder 5.1, primary insomnia 3.6, and post-traumatic stress disorder 3.5 million daily. Over one’s entire lifetime, the average American has a 47.4 percent chance of having any kind of mental health disorder. It has been reported that, in Germany, depression is ten times more frequent.
Why Toronto?
Toronto is the leading tourism destination in Canada, attracting more than 25 million Canadian, American and international visitors annually (Tourism Toronto, 2016). In 2016, the Toronto region welcomed 9.9 million overnight visitors. Visitors to Toronto spend about $5.1 billion in direct expenditures during their visits. Visitors to the Toronto region support more than 329,000 people who work in tourism and hospitality. Based on 2017 estimates, Toronto welcomed 13.69 million overnight visitors. 1.42 million visitors arrived from overseas markets (all countries other than Canada and the U.S.) with a further 2.18 million Americans staying overnight – a 1.7 per cent increase over 2016 and a 9.7 per cent increase over 2014 (Tourism Toronto, 2017).The U.K. remains Toronto's largest overseas visitor market with 201,000 arrivals in 2017.

Conference Highlights:

·         Mental health

·         Mental Retardation

·         Child and Adolescent mental health

·         Forensic Mental health

·         Intellectual disabilities

·         Abuse and Addiction

·         Personality Disorders

·         Positive mental health

·         Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorders

·         Stress management

·         Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

·         Suicidal Behavior

·         Cancer psychiatry

·         Infant mental health

·         Sexual Abuse and Substance Use Disorders

·         Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

·         Mental health nursing

















Why to attend???

Primary Mental Health 2017 will provide an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health and its disorders to talk about their work. Mental health will congregate renowned speakers, principal investigators, experts, neurologist’s and psychiatric researchers from both academia and health care industry will join together to discuss their views and research. The conference will be comprised of sessions by world class experts in the field of Psychiatry. In Primary Mental Health 2017, international symposiums, B2B meetings, international workshops will also be organized to discuss the specific topics in the field of Mental Health & Psychiatry.

Major Psychological & Mental health Associations and Societies in Canada:
Canadian Positive Psychology Association
Canadian Psychological Association
Psychologists' Association of Alberta
British Columbia Psychological Association
Manitoba Psychological Society
Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia
Ontario Psychological Association
Ordre des Psychologues du Quebec
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

Psychology Societies and Associations around the Globe
There are approximately 200 Psychological & Psychiatric association globally which deals with various Psychological & Psychiatric disorders.

Few of them are:
American Psychological Association
Canadian Psychological Association
International Positive Psychology Association
New Zealand Association of Positive Psychology
Indian Association of Positive Psychology
National Positive Psychology Association
Western Positive Psychology Association
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association
European Psychiatric Association
European Mental Health association
European Association of Social Psychology
Asian Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Association
Asian Association of Social Psychology
Association for Psychological Science
Association of Black Psychologists
British Psychological Society Social Psychology
International Association of Applied Psychology
International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology

Universities in Toronto, Ontario related to Mental health are:
•             York University
•             Ryerson University
•             University of Toronto
•             Yorkville University
•             University of Toronto – Scarborough
•             University of Windsor
•             University of Guelph
•             Wilfrid Laurier University
•             Trent University
•             McMaster University
•             University of Western Ontario
•             Royal Military College of Canada
•             University of Waterloo
•             University of Ottawa
•             Redeemer University College
•             Queen's University
•             Lakehead University
•             York University – Glendon
•             Carleton University

There are even more number of universities in Canada which are related to Psychology few of them are:
•             University of Saskatchewan
•             University of Regina
•             Concordia University
•             McGill University
•             Bishop's University
•             University of Prince Edward Island
•             Dalhousie University

List of Hospitals associated with Psychology, Psychiatry & Mental Health in Toronto, Ontorio are:
•             Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
•             Huronia Regional Centre
•             St Joseph's Health Centre
•             St. Michael's Hospital
•             Homewood Health Centre
•             Applied Psychology Centre
•             Toronto General Hospital (TGH)

List of Hospitals associated with Psychology, Psychiatry & Mental Health in Canada, are:
•             Kirkbride Plan
•             Nova Scotia Hospital
•             Philippe Pinel Institute
•             Regional Psychiatric Centre
•             Riverview Hospital (Coquitlam)
•             Saskatchewan Hospital
•             Souris Valley Mental Health Hospital
•             Tranquille Sanatorium
•             Woodlands (New Westminster)
•             Huronia Regional Centre
•             St Joseph's Health Centre
•             St. Michael's Hospital
•             Homewood Health Centre
•             Applied Psychology Centre
•             Toronto General Hospital (TGH)

In the OECD, around two-thirds of research and development in scientific and technical fields is carried out by industry, and 20% and 10% respectively by universities and government, although in poorer countries. Often research funding is applied for by scientists and approved by a granting agency to financially support research. These grants require a lengthy process as the granting agency can inquire about the researcher(s)'s background, the facilities used, the equipment needed, the time involved, and the overall potential of the scientific outcome. The process of grant writing and grant proposing is a somewhat delicate process for both the granter and the grantee: the granter wants to choose the research that best fits their scientific principles, and the grantee wants to apply for research in which she has the best chances but also in which she can build a body of work towards future scientific endeavours. This interplay can be a frustrating and lengthy process.

Market Value on Mental health Research Globally:
The global market for Psychiatric & mental health drugs was worth $80.5 billion in 2010 and that value is worth to be $88.3 billion in 2015. The global Behavioral health software market in 2014 is $0.75 billion and is expected to reach $1.5 billion by 2019.
Market Growth of Psychology Research in the last and upcoming ten years North America has the biggest market for mental health software, preceded by Europe. According to BBC research the global market for drugs treating mental disorders was valued as $70.1 billion in 2012 and is estimated to have declined slightly too nearly $69 billion in 2013 and by 2018 it aims the market growth approximately to $77.1 billion.

Industries Associated with Psychiatry & Psychology Research (Antipsychotic Drugs) are;
•             Eli Lilly
•             AstraZeneca, Universal Health Services Inc
•             Johnson & Johnson - J&J
•             Pfizer
•             GlaxoSmithKline- GSK
•             Cephalon
•             Abbott Laboratories
•             Bristol-Myers Squibb
•             AstellasPharma Inc

Products manufactured by the industry related to Psychiatric & Psychological Mental Disorders are;
•             Zyprexa
•             Zyprexa Relprevv
•             Zyprexa Zydis



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Conference Date September 20-21, 2018
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