Canadian Mental Health Community to Gather at the 15th Annual Champions of Mental Health Awards Gala

Canadian Mental Health Community to Gather at the 15th Annual Champions of Mental Health Awards Gala

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Canadian Mental Health Community to Gather at the 15th Annual Champions of Mental Health Awards Gala

 

WHAT:                The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) will celebrate its 2017 Champions of Mental Health.

 

WHO:                Special guests:

                             Her Excellency Sharon Johnston

                             The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board of Canada

                             Bruno Guévremont, retired Royal Canadian Navy Diver, Team Canada Captain at the 2016 Invictus Games and Bell Let’s Talk ambassador, as the Gala’s emcee

Winners of the 2017 Champions of Mental Health Awards:

Community Individual:            Brian Hansell, Burlington, Ontario

Community Organization:      Stone Hearth Bakery, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Media:                                            Arms Bumanlag, Windsor, Ontario

Parliamentarian:                       Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Member of Parliament for Whitby, Ontario Workplace Mental Health:     Todd Lyons, Ottawa, Ontario

Youth:                                                Lauren Whiteway, Moncton, New Brunswick

Research/Clinician:                     Dr. Philip Tibbo, Halifax, Nova Scotia

WHERE:              Canada Hall I, Shaw Centre

                                55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

WHEN:                Wednesday May 3, 2017 | 6:00pm-9:00pm

 

CAMIMH would to thank their generous sponsors who make this campaign possible:  Bell Let’s Talk, The Mental Health Commission of Canada, Lundbeck Canada, Innovative Medicines Canada, and Impact Public Affairs.

 

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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.

 

To arrange an interview, or connect with the 2017 winners, please contact:

Emily Gale

Email: Emily@impactcanada.com

Phone: (613) 233-8906 Cell: (902) 599-2059

 

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