Indigenous Smudge Ceremony – Thomas Christmas to start the day
Keynote Speaker – Keith Anderson, LL.B., LL.M., Founder of Worth Living
Keith is a lawyer who had depression. He first went public with his depression 11 years ago with an article in the National Post newspaper, called How I Returned to a Life Worth Living. Since then, Keith has spoken at national mental health conferences, legal conferences, universities, and fundraisers. He has also served on numerous Boards of Directors and Committees for mental health groups. His articles have appeared in publications of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Canadian Bar Association, and the American Bar Association A few years ago, he put all his work under the brand Worth Living Mental Health Consulting.
Keith will present on his years living in the darkness of depression and how he now celebrates life. There will be Q/A Session following his presentation.
Ashley Quackenbush – DJ, WE Volunteer, Jack.org Speaker, and WL Manitoulin Island Lead
Amy Leon – Paralegal, WL Run Ambassadors Co-lead, and Blogger
Kim LaMontagne, MBA – Mental Health Advocate, NAMI Speaker and Teacher, and WL New England Lead
Ben Meisner – Pro Hockey Player and Mental Health Advocate
Shannon LeLievre – Co-lead WL Run Ambassadors and WL Director of Events
Panel Discussion – Dawn Marie Bornheimer, Moderator, Hon. Andrew Younger, Robin Campbell, Panelists
Wellness Room sponsored by True North Psychological Services.
Note: The list of speakers may change. The Conference has a no refund policy