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Mental Health Awareness Week: Mental Health Awareness

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mental Health Awareness Week (3rd May – 7th May) is to raise awareness
regarding the importance of mental health.

Mental Health Awareness Week (3rd May – 7th May) is to raise awareness regarding the importance of mental health, and also to provide any information or educational presentation that would be beneficial for our current and future clients (e.g., newcomers, vulnerable population and anyone in Ontario who may need to learn more about how to receive support and how to take care of their mental health). We dedicate this week especially to our guest speakers to talk about their profession, research and expertise to raise awareness for Mental Health.
To complete your registration for this event, please send an email to (mentalhealth@skillsforchange.org), in addition to registering on this site. If you are a permanent resident or convention refugee please send your email to (nkhazraei@skillsforchange.org)

Guest Speaker:
Dr. Sajedeh Zahraei, Senior Manager Professional Development & Training from OCASI – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

Dr. Sajedeh Zahraei is Senior Manager of Professional Development and Training at the OCASI – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants. She completed her MSW and PhD at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.
Her research interests include social determinants of immigrant and refugee mental health, women, war, structural violence and trauma. She has 20 years of experience in the mental health field with a particular focus on equity, inclusion, community development, community-based research, partnerships, and collaborations addressing the needs of racialized communities with mental health and addictions issues.

Venue

Skills for Change
791 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto, M6C 1B7 CA
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