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Family and Mental Health Panel

Mental Health and Recovery Day - October 19, 2022 7:00 p.m.
Family and Mental Health Panel

Lakeview Cafeteria
Building 5, Level 1
700 Gordon St.
Whitby, ON

October is Mental Illness Awareness Month and we are proud to welcome everyone to Ontario Shores for Mental Health and Recovery Day on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.

Throughout the day a series of speakers with lived experience will engage in conversations on a variety of topics impacting mental health, including stigma, treatment, access and system navigation.

All speaker events are open to the public..

7:00 p.m.
Family and Mental Health Panel
Moderated by mental health advocate Lori Lane-Murphy, a panel of family members discuss their collective mental health journeys as caregivers. The diverse panel will tackle issues ranging from stigma, treatment, support and system navigation. 

Lori will be joined on the panel by Shabnam Sukhdev, an award-winning filmmaker who chronicled her caregiving journey supporting her daughter’s mental health in the documentary ‘Unfinished’.

Shabnam will be joined on the panel by Candice McAllister and Shane Christensen, a daughter and father who have supported a loved one living with schizophrenia. Elaine Miller, Patient and Family Engagement Leader at Ontario Shores, rounds off the panel.

The presentation will be approximately 45 minutes in length followed by refreshments and networking.

Please RSVP to @email.

The is a FREE community event. There will be no charge for parking at Ontario Shores on October 19. 

Pre- and Post-Event Survey

Please complete this brief survey before and after attending the event to help us explore the impact that patient and family stories about mental health and recovery has on those who hear them.

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