Dear MHWAG members,
We are pleased to invite you to our next webinar on Tuesday, May 23,1:00-2:30 pm EST. This online session will feature Dr. Kate Mulligan who will speak about scaling up social prescribingfor mental health and wellbeing across Canada. You will receive a calendar invitation shortly.For a brief overview of social prescribing, we recommend watching this video (in English) or this one (in French with English subtitles).
About the Speaker
Dr. Kate Mulligan is the Senior Director of the Canadian Institute for Social Prescribing, an Assistant Professor in Social & Behavioural Health Sciences at the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and the Senior Advisor on determinants of health and knowledge mobilization for the Canadian Red Cross.
The Canadian Institute for Social Prescribing (CISP) is a new national hub to link people and share practices that connect people to community-based supports and services that can help improve their health and wellbeing. CISP is part of a global movement of people bringing community capacity and healthcare services closer together by directly addressing the social determinants of health, from loneliness and social isolation to racism and ageism to income and housing and much more.
Please don't hesitate to let us know if you have any questions about this session. We look forward to seeing you all on May 23!
Sent on behalf of the MHWAG Steering Committee