OTTAWA, May 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is celebrating the 2012 Champions of Mental Health during its tenth annual national awards gala. The Champions of Mental Health Awards gala is taking place during Mental Health Week with Bell Canada as the event's presenting sponsor. It is one of Canada's premiere social and advocacy events, which recognizes and celebrates exceptional individuals and organizations whose outstanding contributions have advanced the mental health agenda in Canada.
2012 Champions of Mental Health:
|Community Individual:||Michael Landsberg, TSN Broadcaster|
|Community Organization:||Cardinal Newman Peer Mentors, Stoney Creek, Ontario|
|Public Sector Individual:||Senator W. David Angus, Q.C., Ad. E.|
|Private Sector Individual:||Scott Chisholm, founder of the Collateral Damage Project|
|Researcher:|| Dr Trang Dao, psychiatric researcher and advocate for the mentally ill
|When:|| Monday, May 7th, 2012
|Where:|| Château Laurier, Ottawa
|Time:||6:00pm - Reception, Laurier Room|
|7:00pm - Awards and Dinner, Ballroom|
Established in 1998, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is an alliance of mental health organizations comprised of health care providers and organizations representing persons with mental illness and their families and caregivers. CAMIMH's mandate is to ensure that mental health is placed on the national agenda so that persons with a lived experience of mental illness and their families receive appropriate access to care and support.
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