For immediate release: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Former PM Paul Martin, award-winning artist Steven Page, former NHL Goalie Clint Malarchuk to address mental health conference in Toronto The media are invited to the 2015 Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario conference – Journey Together: A Person-Centred Approach to Empower Change in the Community Mental Health and Addictions Sector – to hear from a variety of speakers including:
- The Rt. Hon. Paul Martin, who will share his experiences and those of the Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative, to engage CMHA employees in a conversation that will draw the connections and chart a path forward for indigenous education and mental health.
- Successful solo-artist and co-founder of The Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page, a witty, endearing, and searingly honest speaker who will talk about the personal impact of mental health.
- Former NHL goaltender and author of The Crazy Game: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond, Clint Malarchuk, who will speak about living with mental illness, surviving a suicide attempt and his quest to help end the stigma of mental illness.
More than 300 CMHA front-line workers, managers and executive directors are attending the 2015 Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Conference to share best practices in the field to enhance the delivery of mental health services across the province.
- Conference runs Monday, April 27 and Tuesday, April 28, 2015
- Hon. Paul Martin – Monday, April 27, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
- Clint Malarchuk – Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.
- Steven Page – Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.
Eaton Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street West (at Yonge Street), Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4
For more information or to arrange an interview, contact:
Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario
Tel: 416-977-5580 ext. 4141