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Mental health leaders available to comment during Bell Let’s Talk Day

January 19, 2017

On Wednesday January 25, Camille Quenneville, CEO of Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario and Patrick Smith, CEO of CMHA National, will be available to speak to the media about ways people can improve and maintain their mental health and the issues impacting people living with mental health conditions or illnesses.

The media availability coincides with Bell Let’s Talk Day, a national initiative aimed at raising funds, increasing awareness, reducing stigma and changing people’s behaviours and attitudes about mental illnesses in communities across Canada.

The increased profile around mental health issues created by Bell Let’s Talk Day provides CMHA an opportunity to share information about the expertise, services and programs it provides in communities across Ontario in support of people living with mental illnesses or mental health issues.

Who:

  • Dr. Patrick Smith, CEO, Canadian Mental Health Association, National
  • Camille Quenneville, CEO, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario

What:  To mark Bell Let’s Talk Day

When:  Wednesday, January 25

Where:  In person or phone interviews can be arranged prior to or on Bell Let’s Talk day

About the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
Founded in 1918, CMHA is a national charity that helps maintain and improve mental health for all Canadians. As a nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA helps people access the community-based resources they need to build resilience and support recovery from mental illness in their own communities.

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To arrange an interview, contact:
Joe Kim
Director, Communications
Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario
T: 416-977-5580
E: jkim@ontario.cmha.ca

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