Newcomer Mental Health Symposium

Mental Health Symposium

Bridging Barriers

Newcomer Mental Health Symposium
Wednesday, March 6th
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Robby, 85 Church Street, St. Catharines

We will be sharing the results of our 13 month pilot, and strategies around supporting newcomer mental health moving forward.

A holistic, research-based analysis of the current mental health challenges faced by newcomers and refugees, as well as the increasing barriers to accessing care because of several forms of social exclusion.

An opportunity to explore inter-sectoral initiatives, partnerships and collaborations to address the gaps in mental health service provision for newcomers and refugees as well as the path to improving access and creating optimal services.

Hosted and lead by the Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre.

Guest Speaker #1: Vince Pietropaolo
General Manager: Family and Mental Health Services

Guest Speaker #2: Gary Machan
Serves on the Research Advisory Group for the Canadian Index of Wellbeing

Lunch will be provided.

Complete Form to Register - RSVP Deadline February 28, 2019