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Mental Health in the South Asian Punjabi Community

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Brampton Library - Cyril Clark Branch

20 Loafers Lake Lane

Brampton, ON L6Z 1X9

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SOCH will be hosting a series of mental health workshops to increase awareness and education about the following topics:

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WORKSHOP TIME: 1:30PM – 3:30PM

1. Sunday September 16, 2018 : Starting the School Year Right- Children's Mental Health

ਬੱਚਿਆਂ ਦੀ ਮਾਨਸਿਕ ਸਿਹਤ


2. Sunday October 21, 2018: Understanding & Coping with Schizophrenia

ਸਿਜ਼ੋਫਰੀਨੀਆ ਕੀ ਹੈ ਅਤੇ ਇਸਦਾ ਇਲਾਜ ਕਿਵੇਂ ਕੀਤਾ ਜਾ ਸਕਦਾ ਹੈ


3. Sunday November 18, 2018: Addictions- A Rising Concern in the South Asian Community

ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਭਾਈਚਾਰਾ ਅਤੇ ਨਸ਼ਾ


4. Sunday December 16, 2018: The Danger of Silence- Intimate Partner Violence

ਪਰਿਵਾਰਕ ਹਿੰਸਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਚੁੱਪ ਦਾ ਖਤਰਾ


These interactive workshops will take place in both ENGLISH & PUNJABI

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Maneet Chahal, co-founder of SOCH, is a Registered Nurse who has worked in the field of mental health for over 6 years. She has experience working in both an acute mental health setting and on a community treatment team, known as ACTT. Maneet is currently focused on completing her Masters of Nursing, where her thesis work is focused on studying the experience of the South Asian Punjabi community on accessing services for depression.

Jasmeet Chagger, co-founder of SOCH, is a Registered Nurse also working in the field of mental health for over 6 years. She has previous experience working on an in-patient unit at Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH) and currently works on a community treatment team, known as ACTT. She has also embarked her journey for her Masters of Nursing at McMaster University focusing on the issue of addictions within the South Asian population.

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