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CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Family Conference on Mental Health and Sub...

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Vancouver General Hospital, Paetzold Theatre

899 West 12th Avenue

Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

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Dear ticket holders and future attendees,

We have been advised by Vancouver Coastal Health that we must cancel this event until further notice. We will keep you posted! Refunds to current ticket holders will be issued shortly. Patti Zane, FAC Chair, 10:30 am, March 18, 2020.

Welcome to our 13th Annual Family Conference! This year we have many amazing speakers. We’ll start with Yasmin Jetha, VP Community Services, VCH, followed by Dr. Tania Culham, Vancouver Family Physician. Both will speak about the coming changes to mental health and substance use services as mandated by the BC government. Next we’ll have a panel discussion featuring Pat Parker, Past Chair of the FAC, Isabella Mori, FSI Coordinator, and Case Manager Deya Saymah, where the focus will be on advocacy and problem solving, exploring ways to get better care.

The afternoon will be jam packed. We’ll start with a keynote address by the Honourable Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, BC Government. Erika Weikle, VCH Care Coordinator and Cathline James, Founder Wise-Bites, will follow with ‘Reflections on Taking a Life Back’. Dr. Heather Fulton, Registered Psychologist, Fraser Health and UBC, will explain ‘How Families Can Support Efforts to Change’ and Psychiatrist Dr. Diane Fredrikson will leave us with 'Anosognosia and Finding Paths of Recovery'.

Exhibitors: will be set up in the multi-purpose room and in the auditorium foyer

The BC Schizophrenia Society, Family Advisory Committee, Family Support and Involvement Team, Imagining Inclusion Phase 2: Photovoice Exhibit, Mood Disorders Association of BC, Parents Forever, Thrive/Open Door Group and more.

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Vancouver General Hospital, Paetzold Theatre

899 West 12th Avenue

Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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