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Pan-Canadian Stakeholders to Participate in Symposium on Child and Youth Mental Health


TORONTO - Sept. 12 - Over 100 child and youth mental health stakeholders will gather at the National Invitational Symposium on Child and Youth Mental Health to develop a national perspective on the key issues pertaining to child and youth mental health, a key priority of the recently appointed Mental Health Commission of Canada. The National Symposium is intended to articulate views and perspectives on the establishment of a Canadian child and youth mental health strategy. The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chair of the Commission, and Dr Stan Kutcher, Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health, are the guest speakers.

Date: September 17 - 18, 2007

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM [September 17]
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM [September 18]

Place: Intercontinental Hotel
220 Bloor Street West
Willard Room
Toronto [downtown]

For further information, please contact:
Shailagh O'Shaughnessy
Communications Coordinator
Child Welfare League of Canada
(613) 235 - 4412 ext 28 [w]
(613) 862 - 7669 [c]



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