The 8th National Mental Health Conference sponsored by the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba is scheduled for March 21-23th, 2018 at the Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park, Winnipeg. The conference aims at promoting the journey to healing for Aboriginal communites, the criminal justice system & children and youth. The conference will include information sessions as well as a series of key note speakers, including:

  • Tinea Eva Nagy, Survivor of Human Sex Trafficking
  • Dr. Michael Hart, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Knowledges and Social Work
  • Dr. John Walker, Director, Anxiety Disorders Program, Saint Boniface General Hospital
  • Ed Mantler, Vice President, Program and Priorities Mental Health Commission of Canada.
  • Senator Kimberly Pate to discuss mental health in the criminal justice systme.
  • Laura Burke, entertainer "Tight Rope – A Humorous and Confessional One Person Play About Mental Illness"

For more information contact Rebecca Marinos, conference manager at 650-888-2654 or

For registration, visit the National Mental Health Conference website.

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