Sick Kids: “Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety and Depression”

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Mental Health is an important aspect of overall health and Sick Kids presented a workshop style event to help children cope with different mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. This event took place on April 5, 2014 at the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning at The Hospital for Sick Children, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30p.m. The Special guest speaker was Kendra Fisher, former member of the Canadian Women’s Hockey Program.

Discussion Topics Included:

  1. Advocating and Navigating: Where to go for help? – Paul Grogan & Mary Mannella

  2. Medications and Non-medicinal Treatment of Anxiety and Depression- Dr. Suneeta Monga

  3. Drugs, Alcohol, Anxiety & Depression – Dr. Daphne Korczak

  4. Parent-to-Parent: Discussion on Wellness and Self-care for Parents or Caregivers – Lynn Courey & Mike Menu

  5. Bullying, Anxiety and Depression – Dr. Debra Pepler

  6. Body Image and Self-Esteem – Kendra Fisher

  7. Youth Discussion – No Parents Allowed (age 13-18 years) Erin Hodgson & Sydney Cormier

  8. Young Adult Discussion (age 18-25 years) – Arthur Gallant

If you would like more information on this event or details about Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety and Depression please visit the following link,http://www.cvent.com/events/helping-kids-cope-with-anxiety-and-depression/event-summary-cb1e7bdf56fb4893a79884ff456810a9.aspx

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  1. http://www.cvent.com/events/helping-kids-cope-with-anxiety-and-depression/event-summary-cb1e7bdf56fb4893a79884ff456810a9.aspx

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