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Substance Use and Mental Health on Campus Engagement Event

May 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), in collaboration with key partners and funders, invites you to a Substance Use and Mental Health on Campus Engagement Event to inform a new Standard for Psychological Health and Safety for Post-Secondary Students (PSS Standard).

Many post-secondary students experience concurrent issues of mental health and substance use. This breakfast event will be an opportunity to bring together diverse perspectives to contribute to a thoughtful dialogue about the intersection of mental health on campus and substance use and addiction (best practices, challenges, priorities, etc.) to inform the PSS Standard.

Date: Friday, May 24, 2019
Time: 8:00AM – 11:00AM
Location: Ryerson University, International Living Learning Centre, International Room, 240 Jarvis Street, Toronto, Ontario

Livestream: Not able to attend in person? Check out Twitter to livestream the event, be sure to follow the Mental Health Commission of Canada @MHCC_ and #studentsuccess. There will be a Be Twitter Chat during the event! A Twitter Chat is a public Twitter conversation around one unique hashtag. This hashtag allows you to follow the discussion and participate in it.

Breakfast and refreshments will be provided.

Please click this link to express your interest in attending this event in person at Ryerson. Limited funds might be available to subsidize participation, including travel and accommodations.

About the PSS Standard

This new voluntary Standard will build on existing mental health strategies, frameworks and promising practices to create a consistent evidence-informed approach to student mental health and to aid post- secondary institutions to support student mental health and wellness and encourage #studentsuccess. One of the key objectives of the Standard is that it reflects the diversity in Canada, and that it includes a variety of perspectives from a cross section of people and organizations.

Please note a limited number of seats are available. Participants will be confirmed using selection criteria that ensures a diverse representation of people and organizations with a specific substance use and addictions lens who have the interest and expertise in supporting post-secondary student mental health.

Details

Date:
May 24
Time:
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Website:
https://onlinesurvey.mentalhealthcommission.ca/s3/substanceuseandmentalhealth

Venue

Ryerson University, International Living Learning Centre
International Room, 240 Jarvis Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Organizer

Mental Health Commission of Canada