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Date(s) - 21/01/2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Royal, Associates in Psychiatry Auditorium

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Conversation at The Royal

“Mental Health and Work: Inspiring Hope”

Converations mental health and work (Jan 2016)


Target Audience: 

  • General public
  • Community agencies
  • Youth
  • Family members
  • Clients
  • Caregivers
  • Friends

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During this session the audience will hear about the significant influence of mental health on work, and conversely, the substantial influence of work on health.  Researched positive and negative factors which support or hinder work function will also be discussed. Understanding and addressing these health, personal, and workplace factors can help maintain work function, improve readiness to return to work, or determine whether adopting a non-paid work role is most beneficial.


In addition, the conversation will focus on recovery steps through treatment intervention, improving coping strategies and discovering potential solutions to assist with work goals. An array of community and web resources will also be shared.



Dr. Sanjay Rao MD, FRCPsych, MBA, Clinical Director, Mood and Anxiety Program, The Royal

Rosemarie Lidstone, OT Reg (ON), Occupational Therapist, Mood and Anxiety Program, The Royal