Welcome to the Congress

Distinguished Members of the International and Russian Organizing Committees, and the Scientific Committee,


Dear colleagues,


I am deeply honored to welcome you to the III Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of the XXI Century in Moscow!


The theme “Children, Society and Future” expresses our desire and the commitment to create favorable conditions for preserving and enhancing child and adolescent personal mental health, necessary for the healthy development of families, society and the future of human civilization.


I do believe that joint efforts of scientists and practitioners, the governments and society, with the use of interdisciplinary and intersectoral approaches, will help not only to discuss the medical and non-medical problems of child and adolescent mental health, but also to develop recommendations for their solution.


I am delighted to extend my warmest gratitude to members of the International and Russian Organizing and Scientific Committees and our partners, and to highlight that we have been successfully collaborating with many of them for years and this is a great honor for us.


I am particularly pleased to note that the Congress will be held in June. This is a special month for the whole world community celebrating the International Children's Day, which reminds us, adults, of the need to do all we can for our children to live in peace, harmony and prosperity.


I am grateful for the opportunity to cooperate and to support the topic of child and adolescent mental health to the IX World Congress on Psychotherapy to be held in parallel with our Congress, which will bring together the efforts of two large international academic events for the benefit of our children.


Welcome to the summer Moscow!


We will do our best to make sure that you enjoy your work and have a rewarding rest!

Natalya V. Treushnikova

President, Union for Mental Health of Russia

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