Learn about the complex physical and mental health needs of youth with obesity and co-morbid psychiatric issues;appreciate the challenges of incorporating healthy lifestyles skills into therapy for adolescents; and learn effective strategies of addressing healthy lifestyle behaviours within a day hospital program. Presented by Drs. Elizabeth Dettmer and Seena Grewal.
As an infant and then as a child, Nabihah was sick all the time. She would cough persistently and run short of breath, but no one knew why. Numerous visits to health care specialists in the Greater Toronto Area, where Nabihah lived with her parents, failed to pinpoint a diagnosis.
Bell Let's Talk is a day when many Canadians speak up to raise awareness about mental health and to promote positive change in our communities. On this day, we are taking a moment to reflect on what is at the center of the #BellLetsTalk campaign – utilizing technology and communication to reduce stigma and increase access to mental health services for all Canadians.