Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

November 07, 2011 14:54 ET

Media Advisory: Her Excellency Sharon Johnston to Celebrate Women Behind Mental Health Initiative

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 7, 2011) - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston will host an event in honour of the philanthropic program Women for Mental Health, at Rideau Hall, on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at 2:30 p.m.

Her Excellency will deliver a speech celebrating women who are leaders in their communities and who work to raise awareness in the area of mental health. She will thank them for their work, devotion, determination and passion, but also for their vision and their common goal: to open and advance conversation on mental health issues.

About Women for Mental Health

Women for Mental Health is a philanthropic initiative of the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group that brings together like-minded women to discuss mental health issues in an effort to shift attitudes and help transform patient care and research at The Royal. The program is committed to advancing change through conversations about mental health and through meaningful and collective philanthropy. For more information, visit or

Media wishing to cover the event must arrive via the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 2:15 p.m. on the day of the event.

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