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FYI - Open Minds Children and Youth Mental Health Symposium, Toronto

Sunday, October 24, 2010

The Open Minds Across Canada Mental Health Symposium 2010 is hosting ten same-day national workshops during which they will discuss current research findings on children’s mental health. Parents, families, and the general public are invited to attend. SickKids is the lead Toronto site for the symposium in partnership with Healthy Minds Canada. Here is more information from the press release:

Open Minds Across Canada Children & Youth Mental Health Symposium 2010 

Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2010
Time: From 6-9 pm, registration opens at 5:30 pm
Cost: FREE!
Location: The Hospital for Sick Children, Atrium, 170 Elizabeth Street, The Elizabeth Street Entrance

Topics and Speakers include:
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: What Helps and What do we Need to Know?
Dr. Katharina Manassis – The Hospital for Sick Children &
Dr. Pamela Wilansky- Traynor – Ontario Shores, Centre for Mental Health Sciences

Current Updates in the Treatment and Prevention of Eating Disorders
Dr. Gail McVey – The Hospital for Sick Children
Dr. Leora Pinhas – The Hospital for Sick Children

Making Sense of Online Conversations About Mental Health
Mr. Neil Seeman –Health Strategy Innovation Cell

For more information regarding registration contact, Pierina Cincinnato at or 416-351-7757
More information can be found at:

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