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Navigating through the Stigma of Intergenerational Mental Health

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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:
Candice Christmas from York University

With a BA Honours in History and a MA in Health Geography from Queen’s University, Candice is a Doctoral Candidate in Health Policy & Equity at York University with expertise in gendered health and social determinants. Her dissertation on “Youth Voices 4 Wellness” uses constructivist grounded theory with an anti-oppression lens to explore youth wellness, focusing on gender differences and other sources of social inequity. With 15 years of experience as a project manager of inter-disciplinary research in Canada and internationally, she is an expert in knowledge translation and exchange. She serves as a volunteer with the Kingston Harm Reduction Alliance.

Venue

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