November 7, 2012 12:00-1:30 pm
A webinar co-hosted by the Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) Canadian Best Practices Initiative. The first of a 3-part series on various topics in mental health promotion and mental illness prevention, this webinar will provide attendees with an opportunity to hear from and ask questions to expert speakers on:
- The scope of mental illness in Canada and the relationships between mental health, mental illness and chronic disease;
- The Canadian landscape of suicide prevention including statistics, overviews of key frameworks and policies, and an introduction to the Communities Addressing Suicide Together (CAST) program;
- The Nunavut Suicide Prevention Strategy, from collaborative development through to implementation; and
- The Mental Health First Aid program implementation in Canada, and efforts towards an Aboriginal adaptation.
To register, or for more information, please visit http://cdpac.ca/content.php?doc=256