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.
Youth Mental Health Panel
Moderated by Communications Specialist Darryl Mathers, a panel of young adults with diverse perspectives and experiences with mental illness discuss what today’s youth need in terms of support to manage mental health. Included in the panel are Chelsea Lall, a former adolescent inpatient and current university student, Suraj Bansal, a mental health advocate who currently attends McMaster University and Rachel Leggett, a recent graduate from the University of Toronto who serves as a speaker for Jack.org in addition to being a Crisis Responder with Kid's Help Phone.
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.