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Free mental health teleconference on LTBTQ youth

Unread postby AndrewBCSS » 19 May 2011

Hi there,
One of the organizations affiliated with HereToHelp is having a free teleconference that you may be interested in. Please see the details below.

May topic: Mental Health of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth
LGBTQ youth often face stigma and social prejudice in the process of exploring sexuality and gender identity. This makes them more vulnerable to mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, substance use, and suicide. Join our panel as they discuss how families, schools and communities can battle discrimination, create safe spaces, and empower LGBTQ youth to live full and proud lives.

Date & time: Tuesday – May 31, 2011 - 12-1pm (PST)
Cost: Free
Registration: None required, just join us!
Audience: Open to everyone

Panel of speakers:
• Steve Mulligan, Vancouver School Board Anti-homophobia and Diversity Coordinator
• Kari Bepple, Safe Spaces Interior Community Services
• Jee, Youth Speaker from Qmunity

How to Join:
• Join us through the telephone by dialing 1-877-291-3022 and entering the access code 4611577#
• BC Children’s Hospital Staff can attend the session in person in Room P3-306 in the mental health building

For more information:
• Visit the events section of our website for previous audiotaped sessions, additional resources and events as well as any changes or cancellations

Questions? Contact Us!
• Call: 604-875-2084 (Lower Mainland) or 1-800-665-1822 (elsewhere in BC)
• Email: keltycentre@bcmhs.bc.ca
• Visit: www.keltymentalhealth.ca
Andrew Stewart
Operations Manager
British Columbia Schizophrenia Society
A reason to hope. The means to cope.

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