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#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


HOpe Mental Health Breakfast

Nusha Balram on June 21, 2016   |    No Comments

Perinatal Depression: A Community Approach Joan Brown, Program Lead, VCH Early Years Team – North Shore Friday, June 24th, 2016 The community is invited to the HOpe Mental Health Breakfast at the HOpe Centre in North Vancouver. The last day to register will be Wednesday, June 22nd. RSVP to


Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum 2016

Nusha Balram on June 14, 2016   |    No Comments

Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum | June 28th & 29th Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Toronto, ON The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum was created in 2012 as a professional development forum for practitioners, researchers, students and professionals working in knowledge mobilization across fields and sectors. It has become recognized as … Read more