Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

May 07, 2007 11:26 ET

Media Advisory/VAC: Opening of a Symposium on Operational Stress Injuries

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 7, 2007) - Media representatives are invited to the opening of a national symposium on psychological trauma which includes post-traumatic stress disorder. The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will be opening the symposium.

The theme for this symposium, which is an initiative of the Ste. Anne's Hospital National Centre for Operational Stress Injuries is: The Complexities in treating psychological trauma: Together we can make a difference. It will be attended by field experts, researchers, clinicians, policy-makers and program managers.

Event: Opening of a symposium on operational stress injuries

Date and time: Tuesday, May 8th, 2007 at 8:30 a.m.

Location: Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel
Verdun Room
900 de la Gauchetiere Street West
Montreal, Quebec
(In the heart of downtown Montreal)

Contact Information

  • Ste. Anne's Hospital
    Maggie Michaudville
    Acting Director of Communications and Commemoration
    514-457-3440, extension 2345
    Cellphone: 514-984-3269