Welcome Messages -

Dear Colleagues & Friends,

It is an honour and privilege to invite you to Abu Dhabi International Mental Health Congress that is planned to take place on 11-13 November, 2021 as a Hybrid Event at Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE – a vibrant and fast-growing city that combines state of the art facilities and infrastructures, as well as a glimpse into an ancient and endlessly fascinating past.

In 2021, our theme will be Tools to Thrive, providing practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase their resiliency regardless of their personal situation. This annual conference is the pinnacle event in the mental health industry. The conference provides invaluable opportunity to share knowledge, research, latest advances and best practices in the field of mental health.

The conference program is designed to challenge, inspire, and encourage participants while facilitating discussion. It includes an extensive range of topics with keynotes, concurrent sessions, workshops and posters to examine solutions and share ideas for improving the quality of life for our mentally ill patient.

The scientific committee has developed a truly international event with high profile program that will satisfy all of your expectations and is rich and due to the success. The program will focus on the latest developments in current and controversial issues of our specialty, aims to offer reliable scientific updates in child and adult behavioral health and meet the challenges and opportunities that arise.

Keynote lectures, submitted papers, workshops and case studies will discuss how approaches and techniques can be incorporated into daily practice. Featuring National and International leading clinical practitioners, academics, and mental health experts, the conference will motivate and inspire professionals to make change and provide the best possible outcome for those living with mental health conditions.

This unique event will bring together prominent clinical practitioners, academics, service providers and mental health experts to deliberate and discuss mental health issues confronting the UAE and the region.

The program will allow ample opportunities for participants to network collaborate and share ideas to enhance the quality and safety practices for mental care provided in the region.

I would like to welcome you all in this meeting and I am confident that all the discussions and efforts that will be made during this conference will translate into a major step towards quality mental health care and service for the benefit of the people in need.

Looking forward to welcome you on the 11-13 November 2021 in our beautiful city of Abu Dhabi.

This is an event not to be missed!
Dr. Mohamed Al Garhy
Conference President
Consultant & Medical Director of BSP
SKMC, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Medhat Elsabbahy
Conference Director
WAPR Board Member 
Head of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Division
Head of Scientific Sections of Arab Federation of Psychiatrists 
Head of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Dept., BSP, SKMC
Abu Dhabi, UAE