Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health, 2010 Grant Recipients, National Launch

Held on September 21st at the Canada Post Halifax Mail Processing Plant:

Dominique Forest, General Manager, Regional Atlantic Operations, Canada Post.

Dominique Forest (left) and Wayne Stremel, Canada Post employee, unveil the 2010 Mental Health Stamp.

Wayne Stremel speaks about the 2010 Out of the Shadows Tour.

Tana Woodward, Member, Grants Advisory Committee, Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health.

Tana Woodward is also a social worker with the Mood Disorders Program in Halifax. Directly over Ms. Woodward's right shoulder is Donna Methot, President, HRM Chapter of the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia.

Myra Donnelly-Gay, Executive Director, Healthy Minds Cooperative.

Stephen Ayer, Executive Director, Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia.

Funding provided to the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia will be used for a project entitled Expansion of Community-Based Volunteer Support Network and Strengthening of Mental Health System Advice/Connection Services. This project will include eight rural communities in Nova Scotia, incuding Cape Breton.

Please click on any photograph to enlarge it.

Also see:

Canada Post delivers $1.5 million to mental health organizations across Canada

Mental health care receives boost from Canada Post, Bell Canada

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