The CARe Network is organising a working conference focusing on


A programme for psychological and social recovery

6 – 7 October 2022

Split, Croatia

The CARe Network is welcoming you to a conference that brings together experiences and knowledge about recovery, open dialogue, experiential knowledge, trauma-informed care, and community building.


The conference will also be a meeting of solidarity with the people of Ukraine, to share stories of sorrow, hope and resilience, and to develop together a programme to support rebuilding lives and communities. We especially focus on the support we can offer for restoring mental health services, and for psychological and social recovery.

Highlights of the programme


“You are not alone” experiential program prepared by Feniks Split


Lectures and workshops

  • Latest developments in mental health care in different countries

  • The value of experiential knowledge

  • Working with open dialogue

  • Peer work development

  • Arts-based recovery


Sharing experiences of oppression, trauma and recovery. What is needed to support resilience, recovery and community building? Ukraine, Armenia, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan


Developing a support programme for Ukraine and other countries that faced war and violence

  • Refugees, return and entrepreneurship

  • Generating ideas, strategies, and programs. Co-production of future initiatives that can be used to support post-war recovery, trauma-informed mental health care and community (re)building.

Practical information

The conference is free of charge, but you have to take care of your own travel and accommodation.


If you would like to come, but the costs for your travel are higher than you can afford, please let us know. We will try to help. You can write to Pavel Říčan, coordinator of The CARe Network:

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In order to support the participation of professionals and service users from Eastern European and Central-Asian countries, we welcome donations:

The CARe Network

ING Bank Netherlands

IBAN: NL76INGB0000555432 


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