In the midst of the World Cup, it is more important now than ever that gambling disorder is taken seriously as a mental illness, warns the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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We've launched this year's Choose Psychiatry campaign with an exciting new video in which doctors share their own reasons for choosing psychiatry.

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Our three presidential candidates - Dr Kate Lovett, Professor Russell Razzaque and Dr Lade Smith - provide answers to questions from members, patients and carers.

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We're delighted to host the Joint World Congress of the RCPsych Rehabilitation and Social Faculty and the World Association of Social Psychiatry next year. The theme is 'Recovery from mental illness: challenges and solutions from across the globe'. 

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We are pleased to announce that next year's International Congress will return as a face-to-face event! It'll be taking place in Liverpool from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 July 2023.

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The College is currently hosting an exhibition exploring the impact of eugenics, including how the eugenics movement influenced the development of psychiatry.   

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This November is CCQI's first Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Month, aimed at providing teams with ideas and resources for more inclusive and equitable mental health services.

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We have made resources available for use by psychiatrists who may be able to help others in relation to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

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Lord John Alderdice receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists
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Lord John Alderdice has been awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists during their annual awards ceremony.

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Nearly a quarter of mental health patients (23%) wait more than 12 weeks to start treatment, due to lack of consultant psychiatrists according to research released by the Royal College of Psychiatrists for World Mental Health Day.

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RCPsych scoops host of accolades at membership sector awards ceremony
RCPsych scoops host of accolades at membership sector awards ceremony

The College has scooped five awards at this year's memcom UK membership sector awards ceremony, including two first-place awards.

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