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Program - Inspiring Hope Together M A Y 2 9 -

16 May 2024

One initiative is developing a micro-credential course for students in the therapeutic recreation program at Douglas College to equip students with the skills and knowledge for suicide response and to build the foundation for shifts in the field of study and professional practice. [...] MP Élisabeth Brière Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and to the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health 22 National Suicide Program Prevention Conference Inspiring Hope Together BREAKOUT SESSION SPEAKERS Alberto Almedia Alberto is the Senior Project Manager for the Crisis Line Enhancement Project, a government-ma. [...] Christine is currently the Director of Student Affairs & Services at the University of Canada West, where she actively advocates for student rights and is responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of a wide range of units and programs aimed at building, transforming, and enhancing the student experience. [...] Emily Hollenbach Emily Hollenbach serves as the Director of Crisis Intervention and Prevention at the Canadian Mental Health Association, Vernon and District, located on the unceded lands of the Syilx Nation and the people of N’kmaplqs (Head of the Lake). [...] Currently the Manager of Suicide Prevention at the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Logan’s personal lived experiences with mental health and suicide have informed her work at the Commission and have enabled her to engage in community storytelling and foster connections with individuals across the country.


Lisa Gunn

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