Date:Sat Jul 21st 2018
Start time:03:00 PM
End time: 06:00 PM
Dr. Amresh Shrivastava cordially invites you to
Stigma: Let’s Talk
A people’s workshop to mark the book launch of “Mind Matters: A Psychiatrist’s Narration”
- Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
- Time: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
- Location: London Public Library
- Registration is free. Please RSVP today.
Stigma: Let’s Talk is a workshop focused on the stigma around mental health care. The event will feature an open forum discussion around stigma, its impact on patients and care providers, and how we can work to reduce stigma. The conversation will include examples from local research on the topic. The workshop will feature special guest, Dr. Robbie Campbell, clinician-scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute and professor emeritus at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, as well as Dr. Amresh Shrivastava, adjunct scientist at Lawson and professor emeritus at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.
The event will also include the official launch of Dr. Shrivastava’s new nonfiction book, “Mind Matters: A Psychiatrist’s Narration,” featuring a compilation of stories on mental illness. Dr. Shrivastava’s book launch will be introduced by Dr. David Hill, Scientific Director of Lawson Health Research Institute.
Networking: 3:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Welcome: 3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Stigma: Let’s Talk – Open Forum: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Book Launch – Mind Matters: A Psychiatrist’s Narration: 4:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Book reading and discussion: 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.