Teen Mental Health Open Forum – Tuesday, May 7 at 7 pm
Interested parents, guardians and staff are reminded of a presentation by Dr. Stanley Kutcher on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 beginning at 7 p.m. The event will take place at the Operating Engineers Conference Centre, 2245 Speers Road, Oakville, L6L 6X8.
Dr. Kutcher’s presentation will be an open forum for parents, guardians and caregivers of teens in Grade 7-12 who have concerns about specific behaviours, mental health issues and want to learn more about available support.
Dr. Stanley Kutcher, MD, FRCPC, is an faculty member at Dalhousie University and an internationally-renowned expert in the area of adolescent mental health and a national and international leader in mental health research, advocacy, training, policy, and health services innovation. Dr. Kutcher uses his considerable expertise to advance the work of the Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health, building awareness and knowledge about mental health in young people through the development of programs that address adolescent mental health promotion, education and research, locally, nationally and internationally.
A resource fair with local community and mental health organizations will precede the event beginning at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited.