The conference will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016, at the Toronto Don Valley Hotel.

The Neil McKenty Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr. Anne Hallward, MD (Harvard). On the subject of :  The Fear of Labelling: Shame & Stigma, Silence & Suicide among Youth, Adults and Seniors. 


Here’s a bit of info on Dr. Anne Hallward, MD.  She is a psychiatrist in Portland, Main.  She had her medical education & training at the Harvard Medical School where she taught on the faculty and she co-created classes on Human Sexuality, Psychiatric Interviewing and Cultural Competence in Medicine.  She complete her residency at Cambridge Hospital-Cambridge Health Alliance and she teaches nationally about shame and traumatic silence, and was given the Exemplary Psychiatrist of 2013 award by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  She also has a radio program at http://www.safespaceradio.com.  Which was founded in 2008.

The conference will go on all day with many more speakers and specialists on the subject of Mental Illness.

Here are some useful links for the conference down below.

-The 11th Educational Conference on Mental Health: http://www.careconferences.com

-Toronto Don Valley Hotel: http://www.torontodonvalleyhotel.com

And don’t forget to visit the Bookshopclick here

Jean P.

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