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Event Name

Mental Health Awareness: Breaking the stigma with facts
Information Session
Intended Audience: General Public, Professionals
Provided by: Beamax Youth Foundation

Date and Time

Mon Feb 23, 2015 (This event is over)
7:30 - 9:00pm

Location

90 Biscayne, Brampton, ON, L6W 4T9

Event Description

Beamax Youth Foundation is proud to present: #Notashamed: Mental Health Awareness: Breaking Through The Stigma With Facts, in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association (Peel).
This 1-hour session opens the conversation about mental illness; offering statistics, stereotypes, and basic facts. In addition, general coping skills and resources available will be shared. This event will be followed with a Q&A session. FREE Refreshments will be served.

Keynote Speaker: Stacy-Ann Buchanan
Stacy-Ann BuchananStacy-Ann Buchanan is an actress and producer who ceuurently resides in Toronto. Back in 2011, while living in Vancouver, she was diagnosed with Anziety and shortly after developed a severe case of Suicidal Depression. Stacy-Ann will discuss her expereice with Mental Health within the Black Community, which continues to be swept under the rug, a stigma that has been creating false illusions and assumptions for a long time.

More Info

647-560-9630 x218
647-767-6403 (Toll Free)

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This event is listed under these topics

Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Anger
Behaviour and Conduct Problems
Bullying
Depression
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
Fetal Alcohol and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
Learning Disorders
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