Media Advisory - MHCC President to speak at annual meeting of Canadian Association of Police Boards

CALGARY, Aug. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), Louise Bradley, will speak at the Canadian Association of Police Boards (CAPB) annual meeting on Thursday, August 15 in Saskatoon.

The focus of Ms. Bradley's talk will be how the worlds of policing and mental health intersect and how those in the mental health field can work more effectively with first responders, such as police officers.

The theme of CAPB's 24th Annual Conference is Bridging the Gap: Policing & Mental Health. The three-day conference will explore the relationship between police forces and people suffering from mental health issues and illnesses.

Media are invited to attend.

WHO: Louise Bradley, President and CEO, MHCC

WHAT: Speech to the Canadian Association of Police Boards annual meeting

WHEN: Thursday, August 15, 2013 9:00 a.m.  CST

WHERE: Radisson Hotel Saskatoon
405 20th St E, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 6X6

Media are also encouraged to book interviews in advance by contacting Kyle Marr at 403-385‐4050 or email kmarr@mentalheathcommission.ca


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For further information:

Kyle Marr, Senior Communication Specialist
Mental Health Commission of Canada
Office: (403) 385‐4050
Mobile: (587) 226‐8782
kmarr@mentalhealthcommission.ca
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