Navigating Mental Health Services in Calgary: A Mental Health Week Panel
Each year 1.6 million Canadians report unmet mental health care needs, and the demand for services has escalated due to the pandemic. The mental health effects of COVID-19—including anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, substance use—will last long after the pandemic has subsided.
Join us for a conversation between Sara Jordan, Executive Director of Canadian Mental Health Association - Calgary Region, Robyn Romano, Chief Executive Officer of Distress Centre Calgary, Vanessa McConnell, Director, Family Mental Health & Social Inclusion of Catholic Family Service, Hyder Hassan, Chief Executive Officer of Immigrant Services Calgary, and Karen Young, President and CEO of United Way of Calgary and Area, as they discuss navigating the mental health sector within Calgary and surrounding areas, the challenges, solutions, and expectations of those accessing services.
Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm MST
Hosted through: Zoom
*A Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants on May 2, 2022.
Registration: Free event
*Registration will close at noon on May 2, 2022.
Check out the panelists' bios here!
About CMHA Calgary
It is Canadian Mental Health Association – Calgary Region’s (CMHA Calgary) mission to be a leader in reducing the impact of mental illness and addiction in community. For more than 65 years, we have provided a person and family centered integrated service model focused on early intervention and prevention of a mental health or substance use concern that delivers a measurable increase in community resiliency. We believe that we have an obligation and duty to provide a platform for advocacy and leadership in the community. We have a proven ability to engage, help organize, empower and support the community in building the capacity to understand and support those living with mental health and substance use challenges.
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