Ottawa, ON - Louise Bradley, President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), will address the 2015 National Health Leadership Conference on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.  Ms. Bradley will speak about the importance of an increased priority for the funding of mental health in Canada.

Location:
Confederation Ballroom,
Prince Edward Island Convention Centre
4 Queen St,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A2

Presented by HealthCareCAN and the Canadian College of Health Leaders, the National Health Leadership Conference hosts more than 700 healthcare leaders from across the country.  Keynotes and presentations will focus on driving a culture, of engagement, innovation and improvement in Canada’s healthcare system. The Great Canadian Healthcare Debate is a unique forum giving health leaders the chance to pass resolutions aimed at helping policy-makers address the key healthcare challenges Canada now faces.  The conference runs June 15-16 in Charlottetown, PEI.

For more information on the conference, please visit:

http://www.nhlc-cnls.ca/
Twitter handle: @NHLC2015
Twitter hashtag: #NHLC2015

Contacts:
MHCC:
Patti Robson
613-282-1573
probson@mentalhealthcommission.ca

NHLC:
Elissa Freeman
Cell: 416-565-5605
elissafreeman@gmail.com


ABOUT THE MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION OF CANADA

Guided by Changing Directions, Changing Lives: The Mental Health Strategy for Canada, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is a catalyst for improving the mental health system and changing the attitudes and behaviours of Canadians around mental health – at home, work, and school, as well as with the media and healthcare providers – from coast to coast to coast. Through its unique mandate from Health Canada, the Commission is Canada’s coordinating agent, bringing together the best and most influential minds in the mental health community. The MHCC is collaborating with hundreds of partners towards a mental health system that is inclusive, adaptable, and supports Canadians living with mental health problems and mental illnesses in their recovery journey. Together we accelerate change needed to transform Canada’s mental health system and the wellbeing of all.
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Media Contact:
Patti Robson, Director of Marketing and Communications
Mental Health Commission of Canada
Office: 613.683.3742
Mobile: 613.282.1573
probson@mentalhealthcommission.ca

            

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