World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. On 10 October, 2020, you are welcome to participate in an online conference "Relationship- pillar of mental health". The aim of this event is to highlight approaches and actions to strengthen and improve relationships. The quality of our relationships underpins our quality of life and mental health. However, we are not born with enough knowledge and skills to maintain the quality of relationships, we acquire them and improve them through social learning.

The conference is organized by the movement "Easy to be together" (Viegli būt kopā) lead by clinical psychologist Kristine Balode and entrepreneur and relationship researcher Anna Andersone.

The conference will be available online free of charge on "Viegli būt kopā” Facebook page: 

You will have the opportunity to listen to many well-known specialists at the conference:

Ilze Aizsilniece, President of the Latvian Medical Association, Ieva Briedīte, gynecologist and obstetrician, Dace Matule, gynecologist, Kaspars Zalitis, coordinator of the movement "Dzīvesbiedri" (Life Spouses), Lauris Bokišs, the leader and organizer of the lessons of the association “Tēvi”, Frode Thuen, norwegian psychologists, couples counsellors and author of several books, Inese Jansone, clinical psychologist, Nils Sakss-Konstantinovs, psychologist and expert of consultation of teenagers and youth, psychotherapist Andris Veselovskis and many others.

Conference programme    

The event is supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia.

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