Peer Work in the Mental Health and Addictions Sector
Date(s) - 21/03/2017
19:00 EDT - 20:30 EDT
In this presentation…
Deb Quiggin will speak about the value of adding people with lived experience, or “peers,” to the mental health and addictions community model of care. Deb will also speak about the history of mental health and addiction treatment options in Canada and how the more recent addition of Peer Support and Peer Leadership has enriched coordinated care as well as raised the success rate of people in recovery.
Speaker: Deb Quiggin, Team Lead/Client Support Specialist, Among Friends Program of LAMP Community Health Centre.
Registration is required. Please Contact:
Family Support Worker, Etobicoke & North York
416-207-5032 ext. 29
eMail Mary Jursinic
Fee: Pay what you can
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Location: Fairfield Seniors’ Centre, Room 4
Adress: 80 Lothian Avenue, Etobicoke, ON M8Z 4K5
Directions: South of Islington/Bloor intersection. Turn East from Islington onto Springbrook Gardens. At the second intersection, turn Right onto Lothian Avenue.