“Spirituality and Mental Health” Information Session

Panel members (from the left) : Dr. Michael Longval (Family Physician), Dr. Daniel Guimaraes (Psychiatrist), Dr. Dale Stout (Moderator), Dr. Adriana Mendrek, (Bishop’s University Department of Psychology Professor) and the Reverend Heather Thomson (Chaplain, Bishop’s University).

Spirituality and Mental Health,” was the topic of an interactive panel discussion held October 2014, featuring spiritual and mental health experts. This event was attended by 125 people from the Estrie region and beyond. This proved to be a very thought provoking discussion on the interdependence between spiritual, physical and mental wellness. The discussion was very well received as evidenced by the audience’s participation, and feedback.

One community member stated, “I was very surprised by the perspectives the different professionals took. They gave me hope.”

Information session are made possible through the partnership of Bishop’s University, Université de Sherbrooke and Mental Health Estrie. Below are committee members: Dale Stout and Claude Charpentier both of BU and Jacques Quintin of UdeS. Judy Ross and Tanya Gibson of Mental Health Estrie are also members of the committee.

 


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