/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - How Can 'Housing First' Approach to Homelessness and Mental Illness be Sustained in Moncton and Across Canada?/

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) will release results from its sustainability study on the At Home/Chez Soi demonstration research project, which implemented programs in Moncton, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver.  Modeled on the innovative Housing First approach toward ending homelessness amongst people with mental illness, the study was completed in 2014.

 

What:                  

Release of the MHCC's At Home/Chez Soi sustainability research results


When:                 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

9-10 a.m.—Media Panel—Overview of Moncton and national cross-site results

10-10:30 a.m.—Media Q & A

10:30-11:30 a.m.—Moncton and national cross-site reports, detailed results*

*Media also welcome to attend this panel.


Where:               

Université de Moncton

A-110 Pavillon Jeanne-de-Valois

69 Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Cœur St., Moncton, NB


Who:                   

The Honourable Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick (tbc)

Louise Bradley, President and CEO, MHCC

Michel Rodrigue, Vice-President, Organizational Performance and Public Affairs, MHCC, panel facilitator

Dr. Tim Aubry, At Home/Chez Soi Co-Principal Investigator, Moncton site and Member, National Research Team; Professor, School of Psychology, University of Ottawa

Dr. Geoffrey Nelson, At Home/Chez Soi National Investigator, Qualitative Research; Professor of Psychology, Sir Wilfred Laurier University

Dr. Susan Crouse, Clinical Director, Moncton At Home/Chez Soi Project; family physician

Dr. Jimmy Bourque, At Home/Chez Soi Co-Principal Investigator, Moncton site and Member, National Research Team; Professor, Faculty of Education, Université de Moncton

 

More on At Home/Chez Soi:  http://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/at-home

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For further information: Media Contact: Hélène Côté, Senior Communications Advisor, Marketing and Communications, Mental Health Commission of Canada, Office: 613.683.3952, Mobile: 613.857.0840, hcote@mentalhealthcommission.ca

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