/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - Sunday, October 4, 2015 - MONTREAL WALKS for Mental Health - "Walk Towards A World Without Stigma"/

MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Media are invited to join the 7th Annual MONTREAL WALKS for Mental Health, an event that aims to increase public awareness about mental health, and eliminate stigma and discrimination towards people living with mental illness. Organizations and individuals will come together to bring mental illness out of the shadows so that those affected can get the help they need.

On the day of the walk, clinical experts and people who have lived experience with mental illness will be available to respond to questions from the media.



7th Annual MONTREAL WALKS for Mental Health


Phillips Square (Sainte-Catherine/Union)


Sunday, October 4, 2015

Experts available: 10 a.m. – Start of the walk: 11 a.m.


Joining the Walk as spokespeople are actor, host and author Jasmin Roy, and musician and singer Jessica Vigneault.

MONTREAL WALKS for mental health thanks its title sponsors Bell Let's Talk and Lundbeck.

Available for interviews:

  • Jean Remy Provost (anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder)
  • Howard Steiger, Ph.D (eating disorders)
  • Rob Whitley, Ph.D (management of mental illness, barriers to recovery)
  • Camillo Zacchia Ph.D (anxiety, depression and interpersonal problems)
  • Mimi Israël, F.R.C.P.C (eating disorders, affective disorders, crisis intervention)
  • Julie Nicolas (mental health community organizations)
  • Kathleen Dugas (lived experience)


SOURCE Centre de Santé et de services sociaux Cavendish

For further information: Pascale Boutin-Guertin, 819-582-7562, pascale.boutinguertin@gmail.com, mtlwalks.com

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