Register now and Help set Mental Health Priorities for the Sea to Sky Corridor, December 8

Mental Health workshop dec 8

The Innovations in Mental Health Partnership is hosting a workshop on December 8th to identify community mental health priorities for the Sea to Sky Corridor. The workshop is open to residents, parents, employers, planners, service providers… They want to hear from everyone!

Lunch will be provided,

Monday December 8th, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, Totem Hall, Squamish

Register online!  View the program and RSVP for yourself and your own organization.

This event is the culminating activity in the convening project designed to build capacity of individuals, agencies and communities to advance the mental health and well-being of adults and families.  The workshop will pull together lessons learned from the Partnership’s collective education, dialogue and awareness building activities.  Participants will work together to shape next steps in a multi-year corridor wide plan to strengthen mental health.  In addition to agencies and community members, invitees also include senior executives, elected officials and philanthropic partners and content experts from outside of Sea to Sky. Gerrit Clements, JD, practising Health Lawyer and Professor will be taking part, also.

This event is being organised by Sea to Sky Innovations in Mental Health, a partnership made up of professionals, organizations and community members working together to promote mental health.  Innovations is a project of the Sea to Sky Mental Health Partnership Table whose core partners include:  Child and Youth Mental Health; Helping Hands; North Shore Schizophrenia Society; Lil’wat Health and Healing; Sea to Sky Regional Policing; Squamish Nation; Vancouver Coastal Mental Health and Addiction Services; Division of Family Practice/Physicians; and Whistler Community Services Society.  We are grateful for support from the Vancouver Foundation and the American Friends of Whistler.

 

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