CALGARY, June 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Media are invited to attend the Alberta launch of the Mental Health Commission of Canada's (MHCC) Changing Directions, Changing Lives: The Mental Health Strategy for Canada.
Changing Directions, Changing Lives is the first-ever national strategy to improve mental health for all Canadians. The Strategy, which follows several years of unprecedented consultation with thousands of Canadians, is a blueprint to promote mental health, prevent mental illness, and ensure that services and supports are there for people who need them.
Participating in the Alberta launch will be His Honour, Colonel (Ret'd) the Honourable Donald S. Ethell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta; the Honourable Fred Horne, Minister of Alberta Health and Wellness; Commission Chair, David Goldbloom, MD; and, Louise Bradley, MHCC President and CEO.
Copies of Changing Directions, Changing Lives will be available and can also be downloaded at: www.strategy.mentalhealthcommission.ca
|WHAT:||Alberta Mental Health Stakeholder Reception|
|WHERE:||Delta Edmonton Centre Suites, Laurier Room, 10222-102nd Street, Edmonton|
|WHEN:||Monday, June 11, 2012, 7:00 p.m. Speeches will begin at 7:30 p.m.|
About the Mental Health Commission of Canada
The Mental Health Commission of Canada is a catalyst for change. We are collaborating with hundreds of partners to change the attitudes of Canadians toward mental health problems and to improve services and support. Our goal is to help people who live with mental health problems and illnesses lead meaningful and productive lives. Together we spark change.
The views represented herein solely represent the views of the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
Production of this document is made possible through a financial contribution from Health Canada.
For further information:
Nujma Bond, Manager, Communication
Mental Health Commission of Canada
Cell: (403) 826-3942