Media Advisory - CAMH celebrates client recovery at the Suits Me Fine fashion show

Unique fashion event hosted by Toronto fashion icon Jeanne Beker 

TORONTO, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is celebrating its 13th annual client fashion show on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

Every year, client models strut the runway to show off their favourite outfits for a wildly enthusiastic audience, and this year promises to take things up a notch. The show is run by CAMH's Suits Me Fine Boutique, which has been providing clothing and toiletries to clients for nearly 20 years.

New clothes and positive social interactions build confidence and self-esteem in clients and assist them in their recovery process, including helping to prepare for employment. The Suits Me Fine fashion show is a welcoming place for clients to socialize and celebrate.

This year Canadian fashion icon Jeanne Beker will host the event.

WHEN: Thursday, May 4, 2017; 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Sandi and Jim Treliving Gymnasium, Bell Gateway Building (100 Stokes St.) at CAMH's Queen Street West location.

INTINERARY:

  • Archway Musical Group pre-show: 2 p.m.2:30 p.m.
  • Fashion show: 2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.

See highlights from last year's show here.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research centre in this field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. For more information, please visit www.camh.ca or follow @CAMHnews on Twitter.

SOURCE Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

For further information: Media Contact: Kate Richards, CAMH Media Relations (416) 595-6015 or media@camh.ca

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