Please join us for an important conversation – Mental Health 101 – with Dr. Stan Kutcher.
Parents/guardians, youth, educators and members of the public are invited to attend a presentation by Dr. Stan Kutcher to learn more about mental health literacy and mental wellness. A Q&A will follow Dr. Kutcher’s presentation.
Monday, April 30, 2018; 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School—Audiovisual Room, 1st Floor
105 Braemore Avenue, Antigonish, NS
About Dr. Stan Kutcher:
Dr. Stan Kutcher ONS, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS, Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health and Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Mental Health Policy and Training.
Dr. Kutcher is an internationally-renowned expert in adolescent mental health and a national and international leader in mental health research, advocacy, training, policy, and services innovation working at the IWK Health Center and Dalhousie University.
Dr. Kutcher has received numerous awards and honors for his work locally, nationally and internationally. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Canadian Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Internationally, he has been involved in mental health work in over 20 countries. One of his recent projects was leading the development of a national child and youth mental health framework for Canada: Evergreen. Currently, his focus is on knowledge translation pertaining to improving mental health literacy and mental health care in schools and primary care. Dr. Kutcher co-chairs the Minister’s Panel on Mental Health Innovation (Nova Scotia) and is a member of the National Minister’s Advisory Group on Mental Health. Dr. Kutcher works closely with Education and Health in delivering various school-based mental health literacy interventions in Nova Scotia, across Canada, and globally.