Dear colleagues,

The first webinar dedicated to NPAs and their association members will take place on Monday, 25 September from 15:00 to 16:30 CEST with the participation of Prof. Antonio Vita on the topic of “Psychosocial Treatments of Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders: State of the Art and Problems in their Application in Common Clinical Practice. A European Perspective”.

We would like to have as many European voices represented during the online event so please do share the details with your association members. Mark down the date in your calendar and register by clicking here.

The 1.5-hour exchange will start with a short presentation followed by a Q&A session with participants. The talk will deal with evidence regarding the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions in schizophrenia, the importance of integrating them with pharmacological treatments as well as presenting the obstacles and difficulties in their implementation.

Prof. Antonio Vita is a full Professor, Chair of Psychiatry and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Surgery, at the University of Brescia in Italy. In addition, Prof. Vita is heading the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services at the Spedali Civili Hospita in Brescia. He is currently the Vice-President of the Italian Psychiatric Association, as well as the Co-chair of the EPA Section on Schizophrenia. 

We look forward to seeing as many of you joining the first webinar dedicated solely to NPAs and their association members.

Kind regards,

Professor Bernardo Carpiniello

Council of NPAs Chair and Executive Committee Member