Ottawa, ON – Louise Bradley, President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, will deliver the keynote address at an hour of discussion called Mental Health: Leadership, Growth, and the Way Forward.

As part of the annual Education Day event for Newfoundland psychiatric and mental health nurses and other members of the mental health community, this session is targeted towards leaders and champions in the area of mental health. Discussion will focus on the challenges facing the community, addressing topics such as stigma, suicide prevention, and workplace mental health.

This free event is organized and funded by the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses Special Interest Group of Newfoundland.

Date: Monday, December 7, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Health Sciences Auditorium
300 Prince Phillip Drive,
St. John’s, Newfoundland


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