peer support for those affected by depression & bipolar disorder

Tues, Oct 10th, 2017

doors open at 7:00pm meeting 7:30 - 9:15pm

 

topic        concurrent disorders & overdose prevention

spealer    Angus Coll-Smith- CCDP Case Manager

                CMHA - Canadian Mental Association

Tues Nov 14th 2017

doors open at 7:00pm meeting 7:30 - 9:15pm

 

topic       healthy sleep

speaker  Jessica Palmer, MA, C.Psych. 

               Halton Centre for Cognitive Therapy and Stress Reduction

Tues, Dec 12th, 2017

doors open at 7:00pm meeting 7:30 - 9:15pm

 

topic         tba

speaker    tba

previous speakers & topics

Tues, Sept 12th, 2017

topic         depression

speaker    Dr. Karl O'Sullivan

July & August 2017

no meeting

June 2017

topic       reaching recovery

speaker  panel discussion

 

May 2017

topic      IMAGINE  . . . there was no stigma to mental illness

video presentation

Apr 2017

topic        living with bipolar disorder

speaker   Laura Bain, TED talks video presentation

Mar 2017

meeting cancelled due to weather conditions

Feb 2017

topic          Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

                  eligibility and application requirements

speakers     Jamie Greenlees - ODSP administrator

                    Jaycee Kameka -  ODSP administrator

Jan 2017

topic        CBT - setting boundaries

speaker    Tammy Lawless, MSW, RSW

                  Halton Healthcare Services

                  Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Services - Mental Health Day Program

Dec 2016

topic        depression - the secret we share

                 video presentation

Nov 2016

topic      caregiving for someone with a mood disorder

 

October 2016

topic       connecting you to addictions and mental health services,

               Haltonhealthcare

speaker  Zoe Gordon, Msc QPIS

               Manager, one-Link

Sept 2016

25th anniversary celebration

 

speaker    Dr Karl O'Sullivan, Psychiatrist

topic         Mood Disorders - looking back & looking forward

                a synopsis of treatment advances & a vision for best treatment                           practices 

reception to follow

July & August 2016    no meeting

Jun 2016

topic        CMHA free case management services & new programs

speaker   Denis Oliver -

                Community & Corporate Mental Health & Addictions Educator

 

May 2016

topic       Oakville Distress Centre new support servcives

speaker  Craig Redick - Executive Director, Oakville Distress Centre

 

Apr 2016

topic        Evidence Informed Treatment for Concurrent Depression &                         Substance Issues

speakers  

                Dr. Alison Arnot, Addictions & Concurrent Disorders Centre
                Trillium Health Partners 

                Catherine Huddleston, Psychological Associate, DaVinci program,
                 Trillium Health Partners

Mar 2016

topic          cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt) - part 2

                      bad thinking habits con't + understanding core beliefs

 

speaker     Tammy Lawless, MSW, RSW

                  Halton Healthcare Services

                  Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Services - Mental Health Day Program

Feb 2016

topic          cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt) - part 1

                  understanding the model & bad thinking habits

speaker     Tammy Lawless, MSW, RSW

                  Halton Healthcare Services

                  Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Services - Mental Health Day Program

Jan 2016

topic          a new year  . . . a new hospital

                  description of the OTMH new mental health facility & services 

speaker     Monica Bettazzoni - Director Programs, Mental Health

                  Halton Healthcare Services

July & August 2015    no meeting

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