Mental Health Commission of Canada

Mental Health Commission of Canada

October 10, 2007 13:30 ET

Media Advisory-Mental Health Commission of Canada: Halifax Stakeholder Consultation

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2007) - The Mental Health Commission of Canada is holding a series of consultations across the country from October 9 to 17 to launch an ongoing conversation with stakeholders on the Commission's early priorities, including development of an Anti-Stigma Program, a Knowledge Exchange Centre, and a National Mental Health Strategy. Details on the Halifax session are outlined below:



Date: Friday October 12, 2007

Location: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Windsor Foundation Lecture Theatre
1723 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


About the Mental Health Commission of Canada

The Mental Health Commission of Canada is a non-profit, national organization created to focus attention on mental health issues and to work to improve the health and social outcomes of people living with mental illness. The Commission is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 11 non-government directors, six appointed by the Federal, Provincial and Territorial governments as well as the Chair - the Honourable Michael Kirby - appointed by the Government of Canada. The Board is assisted in its work by eight Advisory Committees.

Interview opportunities with members of the Mental Health Commission of Canada will be available onsite and in advance of the events.

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