Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

May 06, 2008 16:14 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce New Services to treat Operational Stress Injuries

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, along with George Weber, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group will be available on May 7, 2008 to speak with the media about new efforts to treat Operational Stress Injuries.

This event takes place during Mental Health Week 2008, from May 5 to 11. For information on Veterans Affairs Canada's mental health services, visit www.vac-acc-gc.ca.



Date: May 7, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario


Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
    Peter Youell
    Director, Learning and Development and
    Telehealth Services and Acting-Director,
    Communications
    613-722-6521 ext. 6302
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Director of Communications
    613-996-4649