Mental Health: Moving Forwards – The Five Year Plan
- 08:30 - 16:30
- Manchester Conference Centre
Dr Helen Lowey is a Consultant in Public Health at Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council working for both the Council and NHS for over ten years and before then in academia. She has is an Honorary Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University. Helen has recently worked for Public Health England National Team on the Violence Prevention agenda, incorporating a public health approach to domestic abuse, child sexual exploitation and, youth and gang violence by working with a range of key partners.
Helen has undertaken substantive work in area of Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs), where she implemented the first known UK population ACE survey in Blackburn with Darwen. She has published a growing number of academic papers and a number of public health applied reports as well as developing local policy and strategy. She has been invited to present at numerous national and international conferences. She has developed international working with the University of Albany, New York State, USA.
Helen holds a wide public health portfolio, including child poverty, inequalities and system leadership and more recently, leading the wider prevention agenda within adult social care for the Borough. Helen has a strong academic background to violence prevention, alcohol misuse and cancer inequalities and across the wider public health agenda. She has a PhD in the Epidemiology of Cancer and Management in Older People, a Masters’ in Public Health and, is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health.
You can follow Helen Lowey on Twitter: @helenlowey