How can we create the health that we want?

Presenter: 
Rosalind J. Turner

‘Movement’ ‘Expression’ and ‘Reflection’ are central for sustainable change, humans and other-than-humans, have evolved together over millennia in a dynamic dance of reciprocity; continual movement, expression and reflection. The challenge moving forward is to embrace movement in all its forms from the inside out, literally and metaphorically.

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Presenter: 
Rex Haigh

Permaculture ethics (people, planet and fair shares) are almost identical to those of 'Sustainable Mental Health', which is an recent initiative supported by the National Health Service and the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The team presenting this paper won the 2014 'Sustainability in mental health' award, and they will explain the conceptual and practical ways in which they are undertaking ecologically-minded 'whole systems design' to treat people with severe mental health problems.

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Presenter: 
Lucie Bradley

85% of the global population still rely on herbal medicine as their primary form of medicine. This tends to be people living in the 'developing' non-industrialised nations where medicine from plants tend to be more reliable in their supply and local availability, safer because of less side-effects and known sources of manufacture.

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