The Movember Foundation Helps Kick Off Men's Depression & Suicide Network Summit in Parliament Hill

The leading men's health organization visits Ottawa to raise awareness for men's health and mental health

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - From September 19 – 22, The Movember Foundation visits Ottawa with the Men's Depression & Suicide Network to raise awareness for men's health and mental health. As leading funders in men's mental health and suicide prevention in Canada, the Foundation has funded 37 projects since 2013 and invested nearly 23 million in this sector to date.

On September 19 The Movember Foundation Leadership and Programs Teams will host an event on Parliament Hill to discuss the global suicide crisis. With 7 men dying from suicide in Canada every day, Movember Foundation's key spokespeople will speak to why we can't afford to stay silent, and what the Foundation is doing to address the issue through it's programmatic involvement and collaboration. Details on this event below:

Who:

The Movember Foundation

What:

The Movember Foundation Leadership and Program's Teams presentation


Cocktails and Hors D'Oeuvres

When:

Monday, September 19

Time:

3:30 – 5:30PM

Where:

Parliament Hill, Speaker's Dining Room


Room 216-N Centre Block         

Interview:

Adam Garone, Co-Founder & Chief Mo Bro


Paul Villanti, Executive Director Programs

 

The Movember Foundation's presence in Ottawa comes after its September 10th World Suicide Prevention Day campaign video showcasing real stories by real men. You can view the video on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDYAgurah8g

SOURCE Movember Canada

For further information: to RSVP to the event, or schedule an interview, please contact Tanya Black: Tanya Black, Senior PR Manager, Tanya.black@movember.com, 416-666-5352


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