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Mental Health and Wellness Conference

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York University

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, ON M3J

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Interested in learning more about mental health awareness, strategies, treatment, as supports? This is the place for you. With interactive workshops, keynote speakers, and amazing agencies to network with and connect this event will be one for students, community members and professionals.

Did you know:

  • Mental illness indirectly affects all Canadians at some time through a family member, friend or colleague.

  • In any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem or illness.

  • Mental illness affects people of all ages, education, income levels, and cultures.

  • By age 40, about 50% of the population will have or have had a mental illness.

Here at the Mental Health and Wellness Conference you will learn about the impacts of metnal health, and what we can do to help! Hear from individuals in the field, advocates, and individuals with lived experieince.

Workshop Topics Include:

  • Mindful Movement

  • How To Reclaim Your Awesomeness

  • Utilizing the Power of Yoga

  • ‘Us​ ​and​ ​I’:​ ​A​ ​Discussion​ ​on​ ​Self​ ​Regulation:

  • And More!

All attendees will have lunch provided in addition to a free conference bag and certificate of attendance! Tickets can be purchased for a single day, or the entire conference as well! There will be no refunds for the event but are happy to accommodate any transfers of ticket. Please note EARLY BIRD ENDS OCTOBER 31st!

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us! We look forward to seeing you there!


Kat Singer is a queer multidisciplinary artist, activist and educator based in Toronto. Their work spans various media including photography, street art, fibre art, printmaking, drawing and painting. Kat volunteers with local arts-based initiatives and collaborates with other disabled artists on projects promoting visibility, accessibility and inclusion for chronically ill and disabled individuals. Kat’s major ongoing projects include Love Letters To Myself: 400+ self-compassionate statements stencilled on sidewalks all over the GTA, and Message in a Bottle: a blog containing narratives about prescription medication use.

During their keynote address, Kat will reveal how art had enriched their life, and speak about self-care as a necessity and an inspiration, making as a coping skill and a form of activism/advocacy, and the positive impact of creativity on mental health.


Charles is a former graduate of the Mindfulness Ambassador Council Program, and now a certified facilitator with Mindfulness Without Borders. Bringing a fresh, exciting, and inspirational ideas to the table; he leads campaigns as the Educational Program Manager with MWB to build steam around youth engagement, mental health, and the marginalization of communities.

Join us at the Mental Health and Wellness Conference where Charles will be speaking about Mindfulness in the 21st Century!


Struggling with Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa for many years, this keynote speaker, Janna Morrison, wants to share and educate the community with her experiences. Janna is a BA graduate from York University in the subject of psychology. Attending a post-secondary facility allowed for Janna to gain an enlightened sense of awareness as well as learn the steps necessary to take to reach her goal – recovery. Sharing her life experiences, she hopes to help break down some of the misunderstandings and stigmas revolving around mental health issues and let other individuals suffering with mental illnesses realize that sharing their story can be the first step in acceptance and healing.

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