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Perspectives on Mental Wellness - An Innovation Town Hall

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OCAD University | Room 187 (Lambert Lounge) 100 McCaul St Toronto, ON M5T 1W1 Canada

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An Innovation Town Hall on Mental Wellness

We invite community members to explore the landscape of campus and community mental wellness, the innovation of responsive care, and enhancing health service. With seasoned facilitators and special guests, we take on several big questions, as well as those brought to the dialogue in the DwD circle.

  • How can we move beyond the conventional views of mental health and learn from each other?
  • Are there innovations in community and social health that might enhance awareness and improve mental wellbeing?
  • What might we understand together to cultivate empathy and insight about the experience of emotional and mental health journeys?

The Health and Wellness Centre at OCAD University has pursued a positive, innovative course in engaging students and the campus in dialogues to understand experiences in mental health. Partnering with the HWC in this community-focused DwD, we join students, faculty, and community professionals in an exploration into the experience and struggles of mental health and the context of care and health services.

The Innovation Town Hall starts with several perspectives to learn about current, personal and critical issues in mental wellness and care. Moving from whole group to small group, context stories and health awareness journeys are co-created and shared among groups.

Outcomes of this dialogue will help inform the Health and Wellness Centre’s service and will be listened to as potential designs for service enhancement.