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2017 Family Education Forum: FINDING A HOME - HOUSING 101

Annual Family Conference: Family Involvement in Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Saturday, 13 May 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (PDT)

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Working Together for Mental Health and Substance Use Services

FAMILY EDUCATION FORUM: FINDING A HOME - HOUSING 101

SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017
9:00AM - 12:30PM

VANCOUVER GENERAL HOSPITAL 
PAETZOLD THEATRE 
899 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver

Admission Fee: $10 
Limited financial assistance for admission fee is available.

For all inquiries, please contact Isabella Mori.

Isabella.Mori@vch.ca or 604-290-3817

 


 

Housing improves quality of life and is key component of recovery for people with mental illness and substance use. Affordable and supportive housing reduces hospitalizations, psychiatric symptoms and substance use while increasing freedom, privacy, dignity and safety.

 

Speakers & Keynote Speaker:

Speakers:

  • Frances Kenny (Chair, Vancouver Family Advisory Committee)
  • Andy Day (Operations Director, Community Health Services at Vancouver Coastal Health & Planning Lead for Primary Care)
  • Bryn Genelle Ditmars (Peer Support Worker)

Keynote Speaker:

          "Accessing Housing Services: an Overview"

           Anna Richley (Manager, Mental Health and Substance Use Housing Services, VCH)

 

Panel Discussion: "Housing First"

  • Amber Romanowski (Peer Advisory Committee, VCH)
  • Patti Gilbertson OT, MA (Facilities Liaison, Mental Health & Substance Use Supported Housing, VCH)
  • Terri Smith (Substance Use Housing Case Manager, Mental Health & Substance Use Services, VCH)
  • Will Valenciano (Housing and Health Services Manager, Orange Hall DTES Region, BC Housing)

  Moderator: Jennifer Glasgow, Manager of Family Services Involvement Team, VCH)

 

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Have questions about 2017 Family Education Forum: FINDING A HOME - HOUSING 101? Contact Annual Family Conference: Family Involvement in Mental Health and Substance Use Services

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Vancouver General Hospital, Paetzold Theatre
899 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
Canada

Saturday, 13 May 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (PDT)


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Annual Family Conference: Family Involvement in Mental Health and Substance Use Services

The Family Education Forum is sponsored by Vancouver Coastal Health, Family Advisory Committee, Parents Forever, From Grief to Action and Canadian Mental Health Association of BC, 

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