Regional Roundtables

by Scott Mitchell on December 9, 2011

The Diabetes and Mental Health Peer Support project, in collaboration with local consumer/survivor initiatives, hosted a series of roundtable discussions on diabetes and mental health prevention and self-management.

In Attendance: Local and regional service providers from consumer/survivor initiatives (CSIs), the mental health sector, chronic disease sector and other relevant stakeholders.

Discussion Focus: Explore opportunities to strengthen our collaborative efforts, create initiatives and partnerships, and build community capacity around the prevention and self-management of diabetes with people recovering their mental health and well-being.

» DMHPS Regional Roundtable Presentation

» Roundtable Report and Recommendations


Thursday, December 15, 2011 — Penetanguishene
Time: 9:30 am-12:30 pm (session), 12:30-1:30 pm (lunch)
Location: WENDAT Board Room, 237 Second Street, Midland
Host CSI: Patient/Client and Family Council, Waypoint Centre
Contact: Dianne Stringer, Program Coordinator, OPDI Trainer
705-549-3181 ext. 2180

Wednesday January 11, 2012 — Hamilton
Time: 12:00–1:00 pm (lunch), 1:00–4:00 pm (session)
Location: Whitehern Historic House and Coach House, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton (southwest corner of Jackson and MacNab) [map]
Host CSI: Mental Health Rights Coalition, Hamilton
Contact: Frances Jewell, Executive Director

Monday, January 16, 2012 — Smiths Falls
Time: 12:00–1:00 pm (lunch), 1:00–4:00 pm (session)
Location: The Links, 88 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls
Host CSI: The Mental Health Support Project of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville
Contact: Halina Shannan, Program Coordinator, OPDI Trainer

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 — North Bay
Time: 11:30 am–12:30 pm (lunch), 12:30–3:30 pm (session)
Location: PEP Place, 351 Ferguson Street, 3rd Floor, North Bay
Host CSI: People for Equal Partnership in Mental Health
Contact: Arif Majeed, Program Manager, OPDI Trainer
705-494-4774 ext. 225

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 — Richmond Hill/York Region
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm (lunch provided)
Location: Richmond Hill Central Library, 1 Atkinson Street, Richmond Hill
(SW corner of Yonge Street & Major Mackenzie Drive)
Host CSI: The Krasman Centre
Contact: Theresa Claxton-Wali, Coordinator, Central LHIN Consumer/Survivor Network, OPDI Trainer

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 — London
Time: 12:00–1:00 pm (lunch), 1:00–4:00 pm (session)
Location: Can-Voice, 442 Spruce Street, London
Host CSI: Can-Voice
Contact: Susan Ouseley, Executive Director

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 — Ottawa
Time: 12:00–1:00 pm (lunch), 1:00–4:00 pm (session)
Location: MAC Hall, Bronson Centre, 211 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa
Host CSI: PSO (Psychiatric Survivors of Ottawa)
Contact: Mark Parsons
613-567-4379 ext. 24

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 — Thunder Bay
Time: 9:30 am-12:30 pm (session, 12:30-1:30 pm (lunch)
Location: CMHA Thunder Bay, 200 Van Norman Street, Thunder Bay
Host: CMHA Thunder Bay

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