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.