Breaking The Silence: Mental Health

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In August 2016, Youth Troopers for Global Awareness (YTGA), launched their on-going series 'Breaking the Silence', bringing light to various issues happening within the Region of Peel, GTA and across the globe through panel discussions. With this series, we hope to enlighten our community members about what's really going on in the world around us. A platform will be provided for our community to understand the facts, hear from respected professionals and experts and learn what we as citizens can do to better shape our future.

This upcoming month, we will be discussing mental health. Our panelists will be focusing on how to identify if someone you love may be suffering, how to be a support and how to find them or yourself the right resources. Here real life experiences, stories of youth unsure of their options, and highlights on the wonderful people and resources available in the Peel Region for our youth suffering with mental health.

Agenda:
6:00 - 6:30 PM - Settle in with a coffee and a treat from our Studio.89 cafe!
6:30 - 7:00 PM - The Lived/Living Experience
7:00 - 8:00 PM - Backing it Up
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8:15 - 9:00 PM - Backing it Up
9:00 - 9:30 PM - Open Forum/Community Action

Guest Speakers:
Daniel Jenkins - "Living with Mental Health" Guest Speaker
Constable Kulbak - Peel Regional Police Guest Speaker

Panelists include:
Alison Pryce - Youth Net Peel, Canadian Mental Health Association
Richard Adair - Friends & Advocates Peel and Surrounding Areas
Jessica Cranch - Consumer Survivor Network, Youth & Young Adult Engagement
Stephanie Ruston - YMCA YSAP (Youth Substance Abuse Program)
Julia Margetiak - Manager, System Access, Intake and Health Information, Peel Children's Centre
It could be your best friend, your mother, your little brother, or your classmate. Mental health isn’t always so visible, let’s shine a light and together create and identify the resources our loved ones need.

This is a free, public event.

Organizers:
Youth Troopers for Global Awareness (YTGA)
aka the parent of Studio.89
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By: Studio.89