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Pushor Mitchell Symposium on Brain Injury

June 1, 2017

Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre
2170 Harvey Ave

Join us for this year's Pushor Mitchell Symposium on Brain Health. The theme of this year's event is A Collaborative Approach to Brain injury and its Concurrent Issues: addictions, homelessness, mental health and violence...from chaos to hope

Our execellent line-up of speakers includes: 

  • Gabor Mate – The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective
  • Justin P. Goodrich – Alliance Public & Government Relations – Choosing Resilience: Lessons learned on the journey to recovery after a brain tumor.
  • Dr. Paul van Donkelaar – UBC Okanagan - Traumatic brain injury: basic mechanisms; and implications for survivors of intimate partner violence
  • Catharine Hume – RainCity Housing - Starting with Choice: Supporting people to find and maintain housing
  • Dr. William Panenka – UBC Vancouver - Neuropsychiatric complications of traumatic brain injury, with a focus on TBI and homelessness.
  • Kalsie Cavaghan, Lisa Wensink and Nadine Rigby – Interior Health – Complex clients within Interior Health

For more event information or to register click here>><

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Project launch made possible by:

  BC Neurotrauma Fund via

Rick Hansen Foundation, BC Neurotrauma Fund

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