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Mental Health Symposium

Professionals in the Mental Health field will join our community for a frank and open discussion about anxiety, depression and suicide.

 

The discussion aims to increase awareness and provide support for the members of our community who have been touched by mental illness and suicide.

 

Many, many people have been touched by the loss of a loved one to suicide. A family member. A friend. A co-worker. Sharing the experience with others often helps a person feel less alone in experiencing their grief. Due to the often sudden nature of death by suicide, the feeling that one has not had the opportunity to say goodbye, and having unanswered questions is something that can be difficult, hauntingand isolating. It helps to come together as a community to share what it feels like to have a loved one dealing with a mental illness and perhaps succumbing to it.

 

The talk will outline treatment options and available support for individuals and families who suffer in silence. 

 

Featured Speakers Include:

 

  • Rabbi Heshi Kuhnreich  - Chai Centre in Toronto

  • Rabbi Josef Sanders  -  The Richmond Hill Country Shul

  • Karen Grant-Simba - LivingWorks, Education Consultant

  • Dr. Hanna Meng - PGY-5  Resident in Psychiatry, University of Toronto

  • Vanessa James - M.A. CHt, RYT RP - Psychotherapist in private practice

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In partnership with Richmond Hill Country Shul and in Memory and in the Merit of Tamara Eshla Bas Melech, who succumbed to her ilness on Nov.18, 2016

              

                                        

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Program Type: Education,
Age range: 18+
Classes Start: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Classes End: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Days of the week: Thursday
Day Time # of lessons Spots Available Member Value Fee Regular Fee Code
Mental Health Symposium - Thursday March 22 7:30PM 9:30PM 1 CA$10.00 CA$12.00 AASMEHSFA17


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    Professionals in the Mental Health field will join our community for a frank and open discussion about anxiety, depression and suicide.

     

    The discussion aims to increase awareness and provide support for the members of our community who have been touched by mental illness and suicide.

     

    Many, many people have been touched by the loss of a loved one to suicide. A family member. A friend. A co-worker. Sharing the experience with others often helps a person feel less alone in experiencing their grief. Due to the often sudden nature of death by suicide, the feeling that one has not had the opportunity to say goodbye, and having unanswered questions is something that can be difficult, haunting and isolating. It helps to come together as a community to share what it feels like to have a loved one dealing with a mental illness and perhaps succumbing to it.

     

    The talk will outline treatment options and available support for individuals and families who suffer in silence.

    Featured Speakers Include:

     

    • Rabbi Heshi Kuhnreich - Chai Centre in Toronto

    • Rabbi Josef  Sanders -   The Richmond Hill Country Shul

    • Karen Grant-Simba - LivingWorks, Education Consultant

    • Dr. Hanna Meng - PGY-5 Resident in Psychiatry, University of Toronto

    • Vanessa James - M.A. CHt, RYT RP - Psychotherapist in private practice

                         

    In partnership with Richmond Hill Country Shul and in Memory and in the Merit of Tamara Eshla Bas Melech, who succumbed to her ilness on Nov.18, 2016.

                                                       

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