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Protecting & Promoting Youth Mental Health: Talks on Migration, & Equity
May 7 @ 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), in addition to registering on this site. If you are a permanent resident or convention refugee please send your email to (email@example.com)
Dr. Attia Khan, York University
Dr. Attia Khan is an immigrant and an internationally educated medical doctor with a Master’s in Public Health, and a PhD in Health Policy and Equity from York University. Dr Khan is an affiliate of the Office of Women’s Health Research Chair in Mental Health Research, York University.
Through the office and her doctoral studies, she has engaged in numerous research projects examining the health and mental health of vulnerable and marginalized communities. Her doctoral dissertation examined immigrant youths’ mental health, resilience, self-esteem and ethnic identity. Dr. Khan’s research work is informed by the social determinants of health, intersectionality and a systems perspective.