Nigel HENDERSON

Nigel HENDERSON – Directeur général association de Penumbra, membre du réseau EuCoMS.

Intervention le 23 novembre de 8h45 à 9h10

“Focus sur EuCoMS : le réseau européen des services communautaires de santé mentale”

Nigel has worked in mental health in Scotland since 1979. He is qualified as both a mental health nurse (RMN) and general nurse (RGN).

After working in the National Health Service and for two other mental health charities, Nigel joined Penumbra (www.penumbra.org.uk) in 1991. In 1999 Nigel was appointed Chief Executive of Penumbra, which is one of Scotland’s most innovative mental health organisations. During this time Nigel has been a founding partner of both ‘see me’, Scotland’s anti stigma campaign www.seemescotland.org and The Scottish Recovery Network www.scottishrecovery.net . Nigel has also served as a non executive Board Member of NHS Health Scotland and the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland. From 2014-2018 he was President of Mental Health Europe.

What are your motivation to attend the AdESM international Congress ?

I have been invited to attend to present the work of EuCoMS the European network of community mental health providers.

Can you sum up your intervention ?

EuCoMS is a developing European network of community mental health service providers. We are developing examples of good practice and ways of sharing experiences and learning across Europe. We have developed a position paper that sets out our objectives, values and principles.