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Program Overview - Inspiring Hope Together

14 Mar 2024

9-8-8 requires co-operation and partnership between many stakeholders and rightsholders across all Provinces and Territories in Canada, and the existing crisis and distress sector, as well as meaningful involvement of those with lived and living experiences of suicide and mental health. [...] Stephanie assumed a pivotal role in the enhancement of a national suicide prevention service and played a crucial part in the implementation of 9-8-8, a groundbreaking national three-digit Suicide Prevention Service at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). [...] The small community of Bowen Island was greatly impacted by the loss of Maya and the Crisis Centre of BC mobilized a session for the parents and her friends. [...] 27 Program National Suicide Overview Prevention Conference Inspiring Hope Together BREAKOUT SESSION SPEAKERS Emily Hollenbach Emily Hollenbach serves as the Director of Crisis Intervention and Prevention at the Canadian Mental Health Association, Vernon and District, located on the unceded lands of the Syilx Nation and the people of N’kmaplqs (Head of the Lake). [...] Christine is currently the Director of Student Affairs & Services at the University of Canada West, where she actively advocates for student rights and is responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of a wide range of units and programs aimed at building, transforming, and enhancing the student experience.


Lisa Gunn

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