President Wang Qiang delivering a welcome speech
Vice President Chen Qiangpu presiding over the opening ceremony
Dr. Daniel Gorans delivering a speech on behalf of the guest speakers
Professor Huang Shixun delivering a speech on behalf of Binzhou Mental Health Association
Professor Wang Ruzhan delivering a speech on behalf of Shandong Mental Health Association
President Wang Qiang and Dr. Daniel Gorans unveiling the “Sino-French Cooperation Center on Mental Health”
Home and abroad specialists delivering presentations
From May 18 to 19, the Sino-French International Forum on Mental Health was successfully held by BMUH in Binzhou. The forum has invited 3 French and 4 Chinese mental health specialists to delivered presentations. More than 150 mental health professionals from all over Shandong Province attended the forum.
At the opening ceremony, Wang Qiang, President of BMUH made a warm welcome speech, and then Dr. Daniel Goran, chairman of the Sino-French Mental Health Exchange Association, on behalf of the guest speakers, expressed his congratulations, expectations and good wishes toward the forum.
After the opening ceremony, an unveiling ceremony for the “Sino-French Cooperation Center on Mental Health” was held. The foundation of the center indicates a closer exchange and cooperation between BMUH, China and Center Hospitalier Georges Daumézon, France on personnel training, clinical research.
After that, home and abroad specialists delivered presentations on mental health from different perspectives: Dr. Daniel Gorans: Suicidal Attempts and Behaviors of Adolescents, Jean-Hervé Bouleau: Actual Organization and Evolution of Mental Health in France, Dr. Xu Dan: Psychiatric Treatment and Chinese Culture, Dr. Liu Binglun: Is Manic Depression Rare in China? Dr. Li Gongying: Neurobiological Mechanisms of Mental Stress, Dr. Su Zhonghua： Interpretations on Guide for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Dr. Xun Guagnlei: Usage of Psychoactive Drugs.
The holding of the forum has provided a valuable opportunity for participants to brainstorm, exchange and share research advances, which is of definite help for the healthy development of mental health departments both in and out of the Yellow River Delta area.