Un Canadien sur cinq sera affecté par une maladie mentale

Sunday, October 18, 2009: Join us for the first annual
Montréal Walks for Mental Health

Montreal hospitals, CSSSs (Centre de santé et de services sociaux) and community organizations are mobilizing to organize the first annual Montréal Walks for Mental Health. Hosted by honorary chairperson, Margaret Trudeau, the event that takes place Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 11am consists of a 5 km walk beginning and ending at Pierre-Elliot Trudeau Park, in Côte St-Luc.

One in five Canadians will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime. Montréal Walks for Mental Health aims at raising public awareness, reducing stigma and raising funds for participating community organizations that provide mental health services.

To come and walk for mental health, participants are asked to register at 10 am at Pierre-Elliot Trudeau Park, located at 6975 Mackle Road. Organize colleagues and friends. Walk as a team. Come and meet local mental health resources and enjoy refreshments and entertainment.

The event takes place rain or shine. Dogs are not permitted in the park. For more information about the event, contact Noga Yudelevich 514-735-7721 extension 3095 or Marcie Klein at 514-342-0000 extension 3412.

Click on the link to download the Registration Form

The organizing committee consists of the following organizations:

Agence OMETZ
CSSS Cavendish
CSSS de la Montagne
L’Abri en ville
Cummings Jewish Centre for seniors
Forward House
AMI Québec