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Perinatal Mental Health Training and Conference

Perinatal Mental Health TrainingJoin us for this 8 hours of material covering foundational aspects of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Perinatal Mental Health affecting families. The collaborative process and knowledge sharing allows for active learning structures and exchanges between facilitators and participants. Our goal is to provide Perinatal Mental Health information using a lens of cultural humility while taking into consideration and learning about the populations that each organizations works with and the organizational scope of practice. Whether you're a healthcare professional, family intake worker, or advocate, this event is designed to empower you with the tools needed to promote mental well-being in this crucial stage of life.

Event Details:

Date: Thursday April 25, 2024
Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Civic Hub Waterloo Region

23 Water Street North Kitchener, entrance off Duke St.

Lunch is included.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your understanding of perinatal mental health. Register now to secure your spot!

Click here to register


Perinatal Mental Health in the Margins Conference

Join us for the Together Waterloo Conference, a one-day event dedicated to raising awareness and understanding about the importance of mental health during pregnancy and the postpartum period. This conference aims to shed light on the unique challenges faced by individuals in marginalized communities.

Date: Wednesday, May 01, 2024

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Kitchener Public Library, 85 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON, Canada

At this conference, you will have the opportunity to hear from local experts and advocates in the field of perinatal mental health, as they share their insights and experiences. Through engaging speakers and panel discussions, we will explore strategies to improve access to mental health support, reduce stigma, and promote overall well-being for individuals during this critical phase of life.

Whether you are a healthcare professional, researcher, advocate, or someone with a personal interest in perinatal mental health, this conference offers a platform for learning, networking, and collaboration. Together, we can work towards creating a more inclusive and supportive environment for all.


Don't miss out on this important event! Mark your calendar and join us in Kitchener on May 01, 2024, to be part of the conversation surrounding perinatal mental health in marginalized communities.


Scholarships are available


Click here to register

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