Department of Psychiatry

Mindfest 2016 Event Schedule

The following is an updated timetable as of September 16, 2016 for Mindfest 2016.

The PDF of the following Event Schedule can be downloaded here

Great Hall

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    Exhibit Booths

East Common Room

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    Responsibility, accountability, and communication in mental health relations - Mariela Libedinsky and Charles Dalrymple-Fraser

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    Feeling, Thinking, Drugs and Drinking: youth addiction, mental health and the brain- Dr. Corinne Carlisle

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    Out of the Darkness: Hospital CEO Shares his Personal Story - Robert Biron

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    Walking on the Train Tracks: Living with schizophrenia and recovery. -Jesse Bigelow

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    Spirituality and Mental Health - Interfaith Panel with Amjad Tarsin; Joseph Schner; Tony Toneato Moderated by: Richard Chambers and Dr. Alan Fung

Debates Room

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    Panel for Families - supporting youth with Mental Health issues with Dr. Amy Cheung, Rosanna Ruppert (parent), Emily Ruppert (youth)

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    Peer Programming/Youth Outreach Panel with Alicia Raimundo, Rachel Cooper, Asante Haughton

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    Depression and Suicide in Youth: Warning Signs, Red Flags, and What to Do About Them - Dr. Marshall Korenblum

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    \\\"This is Happy\\\" reading and Q&A with audience - Camilla Gibb

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    A Second Chance to Shine - Emily Wright

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    Mental health of Canada and Indigenous reconciliation: What is it and what does it mean? - Suzanne Stewart

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    Peer Support Workers Panel with Shawn Pendenque and Paolo Scotti

Music Room

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    Resurrection of Slavery in 21st Century: Mental Health of Live-in Caregivers - Mandana Vahabi

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    Discover the Mental health Champion in You - Patricia Marra-Stapleton and Heather Johnson

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    Never Bet the Devil Your Head: Gambling, Mental Health and Magic - Dr. Bruce Ballon

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    Transitioning from high school to university - peer discussion/meet & greet for high school students to talk with university students

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    Grey Mood? Is that a thing? - Dr. Lesley Weisenfeld

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    Brain Health & Dementia - Dr. Ron Keren

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    Recognizing and Supporting Caregivers at Risk - Dr. Rhonda Feldman

Committee's Room

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    CHOICES Program -- Life skills workshop and panel - Umbrella Project

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    Gaming & Mental Health Hackathon - Chakameh Shaffi

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    Is Social Media changing the way we think - Saleem Haniff

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    Mental Health First Aid - Andrew Goldstein

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    The Bathroom Stall Project- Small Actions That Make Big Changes - Kierston Drier

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    Real Life Experience: Mental Health, Addiction, Recovery, Well-being. What does it mean & how does it apply to my life? - Michael Stroh

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    Painting Workshop with Sheri Stranger

South Dining Room

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    Qigong/Tai Chi Workshop with Master Teresa

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    Yoga Class with Julie Vi

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    Mindfulness Workshop with Dr. Brenda Toner

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    Yoga Class with Julie Vi

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    Qigong/Tai Chi Workshop with Master Teresa

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    Mindfulness Workshop with Dr. Brenda Toner

Reading Room

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    Suminagashi, Japanese paper marbling Workshop w/ Day Milman

Bickerseth Room

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    Write Now! Workshop with Susan Hopkirk

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    Improv Workshop with Harrison Wheeler

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    Improv Workshop with Harrison Wheeler

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    Improv Workshop with Harrison Wheeler

Meeting Room

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    TED TALKS & other mental-health related videos/films