Free mental health forum held in Abbotsford

Event on Saturday, Nov. 19 features keynote speaker Stephen Lytton

Stephen Lytton

The Abbotsford Local Action Team (LAT) holds a free mental health forum on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Abbotsford Middle School (33231 Bevan Ave.).

Keynote speaker is Stephen Lytton, a residential school survivor, actor, write and community advocate.

The forum includes workshops, a panel presentation and an opportunity to connect with local providers.

LAT is a group of community organizations, youths and parents who are working towards increasing access and connections to mental health and substance use services.

The forum runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Limited seats are available. Visit abbymentalhealthforum.eventbrite.ca to register.

 

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