Doctors, nurses, public health managers, psychologists, psychiatrists.
Kathryn Goetzke, MBA, is an entrepreneur, strategic consultant and fighter against the global depression. She is the founder and humor director of The Mood Factory, with more than $35 million for retail and she launched the first national cause marketing campaign to increase mental health by more than $1 million. She is the founder of iFred and an award-winning programme teaching Hope (Hopeful Minds). She is a regular contributor to Thrive Global and PsychCentral. She is a member of the advisory boards of FundaMentalSDG, Y Mental Health, Women's Brain Brain Project and the Global Mental Health Movement. Kathryn and her work has appeared in Entrepreneur Magazine, Home, InStyle, Family Living, Scholastic, Health, Psychology Today, and has spoken at the United Nations, MHA, the World Bank, GMHM, the Kennedy Forum and more.
Our state of life has already made mental disorders "the most common cause of disease in the European Union, ahead of even cardiovascular disease and cancer," with an impact on people's quality of life "above chronic diseases such as diabetes, arthritis or respiratory pathologies."
Depression, anxiety, eating disorders, addictions or social phobia has become common disorders, with a really alarming impact on children and teenagers. The most common disorders in adolescents can range from depression, eating disorders - anorexia, bulimia or binge eating disorder - addictions - not necessarily alcohol or drugs, but dependence on new technologies or video games, even other disorders that may go unnoticed when considering their own symptoms of adolescence. These can be a dissocial personality disorder that makes them antisocial and violent, social phobia or even an adaptive disorder to the environment that causes stress - change of school, separation of parents or moving to a new place, for example.
How to deal with this new situation will be the central topic of the Agora that will be held on Monday 16th in Madrid. A great European capital which, with its frenetic pace, also suffers the consequences of the speed and pressure imposed.
There, we will see the latest discoveries in the relationship of mind, brain and heart, how to overcome additions or how physical exercise can help us improve our mood.
The specialists and speakers of this day dedicated to health will also cover the relationship between work and mental health.
Neuroscience will be another point of interest at the hand of Neuroquotient.
The World Happiness Fest Health Agora thus tries to be a point of reflection on the new paths that open up to improve our mental and physical health worldwide.