PTSDx One Persons Journey Towards Healing

WITH LT. COL (RET.) STÉPHANE GRENIER

Main Theatre

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This is a free event but advanced tickets / registration is required.

When it comes to mental health, Stéphane Grenier walks the talk.

He was recently appointed to the Order of Canada and awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by the University of Guelph and Humber College for his contributions to the field of workplace mental health.

Stéphane’s riveting keynotes are not only thought-provoking, but also lead to tangible action and sustainable change for those leaders who are prepared to rethink how they support their people.

His autobiography, After the War: Surviving PTSD and Changing Mental Health Culture, tells his story from the day he landed in the midst of the Rwandan genocide, through his journey of changing mental health culture in the Canadian military, developing national guidelines for peer support with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, all the way to creating Mental Health Innovations (MHI); a consultancy that leads innovative and sustainable change in organizations to enhance the mental health of their people.

Today, he and his business partners develop non-clinical mental health interventions as a compliment to traditional clinical care for private and public sector organizations, as well as for provincial healthcare systems.

Stéphane’s vision is a world where people no longer face barriers to good mental health.

This event will also feature a panel discussion moderated by Gayle O’Brien of Dave ROCKS. The panel discussion will feature Dr Mazin Al-Battran of Grand River Hospital, Boots On The Ground, I’ve Got Your Back 911, 1st Responders Helping 1st Responders, Terry Oliver (Courage Wolf Podcaster and Police Officer), Vanessa Vis (Halton EMS Union President and PTSD advocate). Panelists will be sharing their stories and first hand experiences with mental health challenges and PTSD which have been magnified under the pressures of the pandemic. All are welcome to attend this event. The goal is to help those experiencing trauma and to provide options available to them. This may be achieved by them attending themselves or via or someone who cares about them attending to learn more.

This will be an evening of education, resources, sharing stories and more importantly sharing hope. Healthcare workers have felt the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic for over 2 years. It is normal to feel down, burnt out or like you are struggling- but you don’t have to feel it alone. Tickets are available at the link below. The event is free however advanced registration is required.

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