|Dr. John Toews|
The Justice and Peace Unit will be sponsoring a workshop on supporting people with mental health issues on Saturday, October 14, at St. Margaret's Church in
The workshop will be lead by Dr. John Toews, a psychiatrist and professor at the
Today, people speak openly about facets of life once taboo. Yet, through fear and misunderstanding, mental illness retains a stigma. Mentally ill people are sometimes accused of character flaws or weakness for not trying hard enough to "snap out of it." Most mentally ill persons are not violent.
Cost is $10, pay at the door. Location: St. Margaret's Church, 1530 East 22 Avenue in