Effective treatment of mental illness should include social dimensions of care. Yet the experience of being diagnosed with and treated for mental illness in Canada is often isolating. This Café Scientifique will highlight how important it is that we as patients, communities, health practitioners, researchers and policy makers create and implement strategies for preventing social isolation among individuals with mental illness, and promote supportive and innovative practices of social connection.
7:00 Thursday, January 19, 2012
Humani-T Gelato & Expresso Bar
5755 Young Street, Halifax
Presented by Novel Tech Ethics. Science on tap. Quench your interest.