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Keynote: James Jefferson - Mental Health and Recovery Day

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.

3:00 p.m.
Keynote Presentation - Trauma and First Responders

Constable James Jefferson of the Greater Sudbury Police Service shares his story of recovery from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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.

Traumatic Stress Clinic and #MHW2022

In recognition of National Mental Health Week, Episode 97 of the #MindVine podcast features Fatima Tahir, a social worker, and Robin Lazo, a patient, discussing their experience with trauma and the Traumatic Stress Clinic at Ontario Shores. The #MindVine podcast is hosted by Darryl Mathers (@DarrylMathers). The podcast is also available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Amazon Music.

VIDEO: Traumatic Stress Clinic

The Traumatic Stress Clinic (TSC) at Ontario Shores provides specialized assessment and trauma treatment for individuals who are experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and/or PTSD-related symptoms. Fatima Tahir, a social worker, and Robin Lazo, a patient, share their perspectives on TSC and provide insight into what you can expect when receiving care at Ontario Shores.

Visit the clinic webpage.

Understanding Trauma with Dr. Phil Klassen

Ontario Shores' VP of Medical Services, Dr. Phil Klassen discusses all things trauma, including its connection to mental health and impact on society. The #MindVine podcast is hosted by Darryl Mathers (@DarrylMathers), and is available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.