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Me Too Vol. 5

Nusha Balram on September 7, 2016   |    No Comments

Me Too Vol. 5 – Friday, September 16th, 2016 Join us for this FREE mental health speakers series designed to help shatter the stigma surrounding mental illness by sharing compelling personal stories and innovative research. Me Too Conversations is designed to unite us and demonstrate that there is a greater … Read more


Depression & Sleep Workshop

Nusha Balram on September 7, 2016   |    No Comments

Who Should Attend: People living with a mood disorder (e.g., depression or bipolar disorder) This free workshop will share research findings and tools to help you achieve or maintain good health and quality of life. The workshop will include short presentations, demonstration role-plays, tool demonstrations, and group discussions. Dr. Erin Michalak & Victoria Maxwell will share: • Self-Care Strategies • Measuring … Read more


#MHCCyouth Tweetchat

Nusha Balram on August 10, 2016   |    No Comments

Youth matter – with over 1.8 billion young people, they are the most connected, outspoken and the most open-minded generation. Join the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and MHCC Youth Council on International Youth Day, Friday, August 12th at noon EST, for the #MHCCyouth tweetchat to discuss important youth mental health topics … Read more


Dr. Gabor Maté: The Myth of Normal

Nusha Balram on July 29, 2016   |    No Comments

The renowned Dr. Gabor Maté will be presenting at 8:00 am on September 28th, 2016 at the HOpe Centre in North Vancouver! Hosted by on site psychiatrist Dr. Apu Chakraborty, Dr. Maté will discuss The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Mental Illness and Healing. RSVP to as soon as possible, as this … Read more