Mindfest 2021

Mar 8 – 12, 2021
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10:00am–12:00pm
Equity and wellness event
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From March 8 to March 12, the University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry will be presenting Mindfest 2021, a series of online presentations and workshops about mental health. The event is free and all faculty, staff, and the public are invited to attend.

Mindfest raises awareness about mental health, battles stigma, and encourages open discussions about mental illness.

This year, Mindfest goes online to explore implicit bias and diversity, the impact of the pandemic on student mental health, and tools and resources we can us to practice self-care during difficult times.

Events include

Monday, March 8 - 10 am to 11:30 am

Jack Talk
A mental health presentation delivered by young people to young people
Trained and certified youth speakers speak about mental health

Tuesday, March 9 - 10 am to 11:30 am

Keynote Presentation - Prof. Maydianne Andrade on Implicit Bias and Diversity
Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough

Wednesday, March 10 - 10 am to 11:30 am

Dr. Andrea J. Levinson on Mental Health Resources and Strategies
Assistant Professor and Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Health and Wellness, University of Toronto
Staff Psychiatrist, CAMH

Thursday, March 11 - 10 am to 11:00 am

Dr. Kenneth Fung on Cultivating Resilience, Joy, and Growth during the Pandemic
Staff Psychiatrist & Clinical Director of the Asian Initiative in Mental Health Program at Toronto Western Hospital, & Associate Professor with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Thursday, March 11 - 11 am to 12:00 noon

Virtual Exhibitor Fair
Learn about mental health organizations in your community

Friday, March 12 - 10 am to 11:30 am

Follow/Unfollow: Thinking Critically About Social Media and Mental Health
A Jack.org workshop exploring how social media can help and hinder mental health

Friday, March 12 - 10 am to 12:00 noon

Connecting the Dots Screening presented alongside Workman Arts
A feature documentary where youth take on the subject of mental health

Location
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2021-03-08 15:00:00 2021-03-12 17:00:00 UTC Mindfest 2021 From March 8 to March 12, the University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry will be presenting Mindfest 2021, a series of online presentations and workshops about mental health. The event is free and all faculty, staff, and the public are invited to attend. Mindfest raises awareness about mental health, battles stigma, and encourages open discussions about mental illness. This year, Mindfest goes online to explore implicit bias and diversity, the impact of the pandemic on student mental health, and tools and resources we can us to practice self-care during difficult times. Browse and register for events on the Mindfest website Events include Monday, March 8 - 10 am to 11:30 am Jack TalkA mental health presentation delivered by young people to young peopleTrained and certified youth speakers speak about mental health Tuesday, March 9 - 10 am to 11:30 am Keynote Presentation - Prof. Maydianne Andrade on Implicit Bias and DiversityProfessor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough Wednesday, March 10 - 10 am to 11:30 am Dr. Andrea J. Levinson on Mental Health Resources and StrategiesAssistant Professor and Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Health and Wellness, University of TorontoStaff Psychiatrist, CAMH Thursday, March 11 - 10 am to 11:00 am Dr. Kenneth Fung on Cultivating Resilience, Joy, and Growth during the PandemicStaff Psychiatrist & Clinical Director of the Asian Initiative in Mental Health Program at Toronto Western Hospital, & Associate Professor with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Thursday, March 11 - 11 am to 12:00 noon Virtual Exhibitor FairLearn about mental health organizations in your community Friday, March 12 - 10 am to 11:30 am Follow/Unfollow: Thinking Critically About Social Media and Mental HealthA Jack.org workshop exploring how social media can help and hinder mental health Friday, March 12 - 10 am to 12:00 noon Connecting the Dots Screening presented alongside Workman ArtsA feature documentary where youth take on the subject of mental health Online webpac.noreply@utoronto.ca