Kawartha Victoria Chapter - Mental Health: Beyond the Basics

Nov 4, 2014, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Peterborough Naval Association
24 Whitlaw
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The “Mental Health: Beyond the Basics” talk looks at a variety of different mental health issues (mood disorders, anxiety disorders, OCD, PTSD and schizophrenia etc.) and explains the effects this may have on an individual. As well it discusses possible treatment options and ways to maintain our overall mental health and wellness. The talk highlights the language and perceived stigmas surrounding mental health.

Guest Speaker: Jack Veitch
Jack Veitch is the Health Promoter and Educator with the Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge. Jack has worked in the mental health field for over seven years, all of which with the CMHA. Jack graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Ontario with a degree in Criminology. Prior to Jack’s role as Health Promoter and Educator with CMHA, he worked in a variety of different programs including; Supportive Housing, Community Support/Case Management and the Release from Custody Program.

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