Carleton Hosts Discussion on Mental Health

Carleton will host the event Let’s Talk About It: We All Have Mental Health with speaker Samuel Breau of the Mental Health Commission of Canada.  The informative and engaging discussion includes a Q&A session and will focus on creating awareness about mental health and mental illness.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Second Floor Conference Rooms, Richcraft Hall (formerly River Building), Carleton University, Ottawa

The event will be held in celebration of Bell Let’s Talk day, an annual campaign to raise awareness and funds for mental health initiatives in Canada.

This event is co-sponsored by Carleton’s Healthy Workplace, Carleton Leader, Carleton University Students’ Association and the Office of the Vice-President (Students and Enrolment).

About Samuel Breau:

An engaged leader and advocate since a young age, Breau’s journey towards recovery began during university when he sought treatment for generalized anxiety disorder. Today, he uses tools and techniques to keep his anxiety manageable and continues to maintain an active and engaged life. Drawing from social and cultural experiences as a linguistic minority and gay man, Breau combines professional and personal experiences to deliver powerful messages and fight stigma while carrying out his projects with confidence.

Media Contact
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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