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BEING MIND-FULL - WELLNESS FOR PEOPLE WITH RARE DISEASES

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Rare Disease Network of Alberta (rDNA) is a non-profit corporation that was formed in 2018 to help people understand about rare diseases.

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BEING MIND-FULL - WELLNESS FOR PEOPLE WITH RARE DISEASES

WE WELCOME EVERYONE TO JOIN US ONLINE TO DISCUSS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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12:00 – 12:10 INTRODUCTION

DR. ANEAL KHAN, MSC, MD, FRCPC, FCCMG, PROFESSOR OF MEDICAL GENETICS AND PEDIATRICS, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY CUMMING SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

12:10 – 12:40 HOW TO PROTECT YOUR MENTAL HEALTH WHEN LIVING WITH A RARE DISEASE IN A PANDEMIC

DR. JEHANNINE C. AUSTIN, PHD, FCAHS, CGC, PROFESSOR AND CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR, UBC DEPARTMENTS OF PSYCHIATRY AND MEDICAL GENETICS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BC MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE SERVICES RESEARCH INSTITUTE

12:40 – 12:50 QUESTIONS

12:50 – 13:00 BREAK

13:00 – 13:20 VALUE-U THROUGH YOUR JOURNEY BUILDING RESILIENCE

DR. APRIL ELLIOTT, M.D. FRCP(C), FSAHM, CEC, PAEDIATRICIAN, CHIEF OF ADOLESCENT MEDICINE AT ALBERTA CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER AND EXECUTIVE COACH

13:20 – 13:50 BEING RESOURCE-FULL

DEBORAH WALCHUK, B.ED., M.A., R.PSYCH., CLINICAL CONSULTANT, HEALTHY MINDS HEALTHY CHILDREN OUTREACH SERVICES

13:50 – 14:00 BREAK

14:00 – 14:20 FAMILIES: HISTORY IN THE MAKING

HEATHER BARNES, MSC, CGC, GENETIC COUNSELLOR

14:20 – 14:40 F WORDS THAT DON’T FILL YOUR SWEAR JAR

RACHEL MARTENS, RESEARCH ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIST, FAMILY ENGAGEMENT IN RESEARCH COURSE, CANCHILD/ KIDS BRAIN HEALTH NETWORK

14:40 – 15:00 CALMING EXERCISE

LIETTE WILSON, B.A., CERTIFIED FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

Zoom Webinar details coming shortly! The webinar link will be emailed to those who register before it is published here.

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