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