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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 class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Join us as Vancouver Coastal Health presents “Beyond Stigma: Conversations about mental health, courage and hope”.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">This free, public event features mental health speaker, educator, actor and writer Victoria Maxwell as we aim to shed new light on the topic of Mental Health and stigma, bringing important and powerful considerations to the forefront of the conversation.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The statistics are not changing. One out of every five Canadians is affected by mental illness and the stigma is as strong as ever. Beyond Stigma is bringing some of the brightest minds and speakers to the table to continue the conversation and spark change.<br></p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Join us in person<br></h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Tuesday, February 6, 2018<br>Doors open at 5 p.m., with opening remarks starting promptly at 6 p.m.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Roundhouse Community Centre<br>181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC  V6Z 2W3</p><a class="phsa-rteElement-Button" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beyond-stigma-conversations-about-mental-health-courage-and-hope-tickets-38979878867" target="_blank">Register for the event<br></a><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><br></p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Can’t be there in person?</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">You can still be part of the conversation on February 6th.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Check back here for the live Webcast link.<br></p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">About the event<br></h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Beyond Stigma: Conversations about mental health, courage and hope (formerly <a href="http://vghfoundation.ca/tag/me-too/">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></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><img src="/PublishingImages/beyond-stigma-logo.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:225px;height:89px;" /><br></p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Questions? <br></h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Contact <a href="mailto:kate.rudelier@vch.ca">kate.rudelier@vch.ca</a><br></p><img alt="Beyond Stigma event poster" src="/PublishingImages/beyond-stigma.png" 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 hope2018-01-05T08:00:00Z
Don’t let your new year’s resolution to quit smoking go up in smokehttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/dont-let-your-new-years-resolution-to-quit-smoking-go-up-in-smokeDon’t let your new year’s resolution to quit smoking go up in smoke2017-12-27T08:00:00Z
When we’re changing in health care, we’re saving liveshttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/when-we-are-changing-in-health-care-we-are-saving-livesWhen we’re changing in health care, we’re saving lives2017-12-23T08:00:00Z
Overdose statistics - November 2017http://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/overdose-statistics-november-2017Overdose statistics - November 20172017-12-20T08:00:00Z
Brushing up on kids’ dental healthhttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/brushing-up-on-kids-dental-healthBrushing up on kids’ dental health2017-12-20T08:00:00Z

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