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Schedule (UT Site)

Mindfest: University of Toronto Site

October 4, 2017

Watch a live streaming of our keynote speaker at 12:30 pm @ http://streaming.med.utoronto.ca/18390

Everyone is welcome to join!!

University of Toronto, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle

East Common Room

Debates Room

Music Room

South Dining Room

Committee’s Room

South Sitting Room

9:00-9:30

WELCOMING REMARKS: GREAT HALL

9:30-10:45

Mental Health 101

Jack.org

Mental Health, Canada & Indigenous Reconciliation

Dr. Suzanne Stewart

Heart Bipolar: An Approach to Improving Physical and Mental Health--and Reducing Stigma--for Teens with Bipolar Disorder

Dr. Ben Goldstein

Get Crafty

THIS WILL BE IN THE READING ROOM

One More Level: Video Gaming Addiction

Author Elaine Uskoski

Improv

10:45-11:00

TRANSITION

11:00-12:15

Panel: Mental Health in Popular Media—Netflix & Beyond!

Drs. Mark Sinyor, Amy Cheung, Tanya Lee

Panel: Spirituality & Mental Health: Buddhist, Islamic and Christian Perspectives

Panel: Living with Schizophrenia & Supporting Family

Mike Stroh & Guests

Transitioning from Highschool to University

(Workshop for Highschool Students)

Theatre Representations of Schizophrenia; Scenes from “Piece of Mind”

Colleen Taffe Productions

Incorporating Mental Health in High School Curriculum

Michael Alex

12:15-12:30

TRANSITION/CHAIR’S REMARKS

12:30-1:30

JEAN-PAUL BÉDARD on CULTIVATING RESILIENCE in the EAST COMMON ROOM

1:30-1:35

TRANSITION

1:35-2:45

First Episode of Psychosis

Dr. Aristotle Voineskos

Panel: Family Mental Health

Dr. Amy Cheung, Tracey Addison & Madeleine Cho

Alcohol Addiction & Healthy Minds Canada

Katie Robinette

(1:35-2:00)

Yoga

Brain Health & Dementia

Dr. Ron Keren

2:45-3:00

TRANSITION

3:00-4:15

Psychiatry and the End of the World: Mental health considerations and care in times of global crisis

Dr. Daniel Rosenbaum

Mental Health Initiatives in the Faculty of Arts & Science

Caroline Rabbat & Cristina Peter

Panel: Mental Health in Undergraduate Education

Michelle French & Bill Ju

Qigong Tai Chi

Panel: A Talk on Marijuana Drs. Tony George &

Benedikt Fischer

4:15

CLOSING REMARKS: GREAT HALL/ MINDFULNESS WALK TO RYERSON; MEET AT HART HOUSE FRONT STEPS

5:30 - 7:00

Mindfest @ Ryerson University

7:30 - 10:00

Movie: The Other Half @ The Innis Hall

Panel after the film with Director Joey Klein