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Beyond Stigma: Conversations about mental health, courage and hopehttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/beyond-stigma-conversations-about-mental-health-courage-and-hopeBeyond Stigma: Conversations about mental health, courage and hope<p>On September 10, Vancouver Coastal Health will present "Beyond Stigma: Conversations about mental health, courage and hope". This free, public event coincides with World Suicide Prevention Day to spark conversation about suicide and suicide bereavement. <br></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/beyondstigmafilm.jpg?RenditionID=1" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> <br></p><p>The evening will begin with a screening of "Four Sisters", a suicide bereavement documentary about survivoriship, suicide and siblings. </p><p>Afterwards, we will hear from panelists whose lives have been impacted by suicide including: <br></p><ul><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Tyler Middleton, "The Peak" radio host<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Suzanne Sagmeister, photographer and author <br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Jane Holland, mental health advocate <br></p></li></ul><p>A suicide prevention psychotherapist will join the panel for the concluding question and answer period and Vancouver Coastal Health clinicians and community partners will be on hand to provide information about mental health resources for you or your loved ones. </p><p>Globally, nearly 3000 people on average die as a result of suicide every day, and about 20 times more attempt to end their lives. Join us for this latest installment of the Beyond Stigma series as we bring some of the brightest minds and speakers to the table to continue the conversation and spark change.<br></p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">When</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Monday, September 10, 2018<br>6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.)<br></p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Where<br></h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><span style="font-weight:700;"></span>Join us in person at Paetzold Auditorium, Vancouver General Hospital <br>OR watch the live Webcast (Details to come) <br><br></p><a class="phsa-rteElement-Button" href="https://www.facebook.com/events/685382918521218/" target="_blank">RSVP to the event on Facebook<br></a><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">If you have any questions, please contact Susan Wright, Nurse Educator, VCH at <a href="mailto:susan.wright@vch.ca%E2%80%8B">susan.wright@vch.ca</a><br></p><p>Beyond Stigma (formerly <a href="http://vghfoundation.ca/tag/me-too/" target="_blank">Me Too Conversations</a>) works to change how we view mental health through education and public engagement. A special thank you to mental health advocate and philanthropist Andy Szocs who generously funded the Me Too and Beyond Stigma platforms to help empower those impacted by mental illness.<br><br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><img src="/PublishingImages/beyond-stigma-logo.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:225px;height:89px;" /><br></p><img alt="Beyond Stigma event poster" src="/PublishingImages/beyond-stigma.JPG" width="825" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />

 

 

Beyond Stigma: Conversations about mental health, courage and hopehttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/beyond-stigma-conversations-about-mental-health-courage-and-hopeBeyond Stigma: Conversations about mental health, courage and hope2018-08-15T07:00:00Z
UPDATED: Swimming advisories for Trout Lakehttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/swimming-advisories-for-english-bay-jericho-and-sunset-beachesUPDATED: Swimming advisories for Trout Lake2018-08-14T07:00:00Z
A smashin' good time! [VIDEO]http://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/a-smashin-good-timeA smashin' good time! [VIDEO]2018-08-14T07:00:00Z
Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouverhttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/air-quality-advisory-for-metro-vancouver-(2)Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver2018-08-14T07:00:00Z
Measles at Vancouver International Airport (YVR)http://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/measles-at-vancouver-international-airport-yvrMeasles at Vancouver International Airport (YVR)2018-08-14T07:00:00Z

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