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Balancing Our Minds-Youth Summit on Mental Health and Wellness

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The Q Centre (formerly Bear Mountain Arena)

1767 Old Island Highway

Victoria, BC

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EVENT GOALS

  • Increase youth knowledge about mental health and mental wellness
  • Help youth learn about mental wellness tools, resources and services available in their communities
  • Decrease stigma towards people with mental health challenges
  • Generate ideas on how to promote mental wellness in schools

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • School based adult allies that have an interest in supporting students with making change in their schools
  • Community members that have an interest in supporting youth with mental health and wellness

Students in grades 9-12 who are passionate about:

  • Learning more about mental health and mental wellness
  • Changing the conversation and reducing stigma surrounding mental health
  • Learning more about supports and resources
  • Creating a school culture of care and inclusion

AGENDA TOPICS

  • What is mental health?
  • What contributes to our mental health and well-being?
  • What specific factors protect us from experiencing poor mental health?
  • How do you seek help and from who can you seek help?
  • What supports and resources are available in our community?
  • How can we help reduce the stigma of mental health?
  • Opportunities to make change at school and in our community

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Are there age requirements to enter the event?

Balancing our Minds is an event for youth in grades 9-12 and their adult allies. Individuals in the community that work with youth on a regular basis are also welcome to attend. Community tickets are $15 + GST.

What should I bring to the event?

Please bring your food and beverages for the day. The concession will not be open for the event. Some snacks will be available.

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The Q Centre (formerly Bear Mountain Arena)

1767 Old Island Highway

Victoria, BC

Canada

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