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Speakers with lived experience part of Mayor’s Event for Mental Health

The event will be hosted at city hall on Oct. 10
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Mayor Cam Guthrie is hosting the annual Mayor’s Event for Mental Health in October.

It will be hosted in council chambers at city hall at 1 Carden St. on Oct. 10 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. It is free to attend and open to all.

The event will discuss the social determinants of mental health with guest speakers; Guthrie, Helen Fishburn, executive director of CMHA Waterloo Wellington, Dominica McPherson, director of Guelph and Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination, and Leen Al-Habash, project manager with the Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership.

There will also be speakers with lived experience; Barb McPhee, peer advocate, Sharon Henriques, community advocate and Maggie Phelan, community advocate.

There will be a formal speaker presentation portion of the event. An open house will be held with information booths from local mental health organizations and refreshments will be provided.


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