Balancing Our Minds Youth Summit 2015

BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services
Thursday, February 12, 2015, 9:00am - 3:00pm

Balancing Our Minds Youth Summit 2015: Everyday Champions of Wellness

 

Date:

Thursday February 12, 2015

Time:

9am - 3pm

Location:
Rogers Arena - Gate 3
Abbott St. and Expo Blvd.
VancouverBritish Columbia V6B 6G1
Details:

Balancing Our Minds 2015: Everyday Champions of Wellness is a free, one-day event for high school age youth (13-18) in BC to learn about mental health and engage in fun activities and thoughtful dialogue. The 2015 event will take place on Thursday, February 12th at Rogers Arena and will focus on recognizing and becoming a Champion of Wellness!

Event Goals:

- Increase knowledge about mental health and substance use

- Build awareness of available mental health tools, resources and services

- Decrease stigma and discrimination towards individuals experiencing mental health challenges

Generate ideas about how to promote mental wellness in schools and communities

Balancing Our Minds 2015: Everyday Champions of Wellness is organized by BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services in partnership with the Vancouver Canucks. The event is planned in collaboration with youth organizations that work in the area of mental health and with youth who are passionate about breaking down barriers and creating connections.

If you have questions about this event, please contact Michelle.Cianfrone@bcmhs.bc.ca.

Registration is now open!  Click here to register.

Please Note: All youth must be registered by and accompanied by an adult (teacher, counsellor, parent or caregiver). Because this is a youth-focused event, we request that all adults attend with at least four youth.

PLEASE REGISTER BY JANUARY 30, 2015

 

 

Contact name: 
Michelle Clanfrone
City: 
Vancouver
Venue: 
Rogers Arena