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Health Equity and Mental Health, with Lauren Kennedy

February 28, 2022 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Lauren Kennedy (BA, Hons. BSW) will address recommendations for improving mental health care.

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About Lauren Kennedy
Lauren Kennedy is a social worker and mental health advocate. She started Living Well With Schizophrenia because she lives with the diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type, as a means to increase knowledge and compassion around schizophrenia and mental illness.

Lauren has been a mental health advocate since a young age and offers the unique perspective of having experience as a mental health professional and researcher, combined with her own lived experience of mental illness. Lauren is dedicated to improving the quality of mental health care. She has delivered talks with the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta and the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

You can find Lauren’s Living Well with Schizophrenia YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCENqBB_xNax3mLX_WGLf2Lg

*All are welcome to attend!

This is the second last event in the 2021-2022 Health & Mental Health Equity Rounds series. FIFSW students who attend a minimum of 4 of 5 Health & Mental Health Equity Rounds will be provided a certificate of attendance in April 2022

The Grand Rounds focus on equity issues related to health and mental health practice and will involve talks by experts focused on key themes in the field. The final event will be held on March 21. All sessions are held over Zoom.

*Please contact Peter Sheffield (peter.sheffield@mail.utoronto.ca) with any questions and inquiries.


February 28, 2022
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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