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Keep an Open Mind for Healthier Mental Health

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Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

1055 Marginal Road

Halifax, NS B3H 4P7

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Due to the increase precautions needed to curve the effects of COVID-19, we’ve re-scheduled this event to Oct 29, 2020.

About this Event

Sponsored in part by Bell Let’s Talk, The Tema Foundation ‘Keep an Open Mind for Healthier Mental Health’ Education Day will feature several accredited speakers covering crucial topics such as promoting resiliency, enhancing mental health, and psychological integrity.

Those in attendance will also witness the unveiling of our education curriculum created specifically for first responders and those working on the frontlines of society. With experienced and proven facilitators, our one-of-a-kind program was designed with one singular thought—we have you in mind.

Beyond the roles that first come to mind when we think of first responders and frontline workers, there are many different people who will find this event to be a lifesaver. Please have a careful read below. If you know someone who would benefit from attending, please share it with them on Facebook or Twitter using hashtags such as #MentalHealthFirst, #MentalHealthToTheFront, #HealthierMentalHealth, #WeHaveYouInMind and #TemaFoundation or simply email this link to your contacts by copying and pasting the URL in the address bar into the message.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

First Responders; Frontline Workers

Medical and Allied Health Professionals

Health and mental health professionals;

Educators

Peer Support Team Members;

Family supporters;

*Both frontline and management welcomed*

FEATURED TOPICS

  1. Learn the necessary tools to enhance your mental and psychological health.
  2. Importance of mental health first aid and peer support.
  3. Personal stories of individuals meeting mental health challenges (on and off the job) and navigating the road to recovery.
  4. Strategies and tools to promote healing, growth, and resiliency.
  5. Changing the landscape of education to enhance mental health.
  6. Mental health research in support of public safety personnel.
  7. Steps to help first responders, allied health care personnel and front-line workers to retire safely with their mental and psychological health intact.

MODERATOR & SPEAKER

Andrew Travers — Moderator and Provincial Director of Emergency Services

Howard Conter - Mental Health Advocate and representative of the Conter Family

Jeff Morley - Psychologist (former RCMP member)

Nick Carleton — Canada's leading trauma and mental health researcher

Cpl. Deepak Prasad - RCMP Wellness Programs

Kevin Davison - EHS

Andrew Bethune - former Paramedic

Jason Powell - Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (Humber College)

Sue McCarthy - Student Mental Health Wellness (Humber College)

Wendy Lund - Wellth Management

Roger Forget - Education and Partnerships (Tema Foundation)

Colleen Kamps - Curriculum Development (Tema Foundation)

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Due to the ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19, we’ve re-scheduled this event to October 29, 2020.

The Tema Foundation is committed to creating meaningful change through education and appreciation of those we strive to reach. This daylong event is now scheduled for October 29, 2020, at The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is $25 per person with lunch and refreshments provided. Take this excellent opportunity to come together with like-minded individuals who share common experiences. Register today and help us make mental health healthier for first responders, frontline workers, and the important people in their lives. For more information on The Tema Foundation events please visit www.tema.foundation/events.

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Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

1055 Marginal Road

Halifax, NS B3H 4P7

Canada

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