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Help, Hope, and Cope - An open discussion on Intentional Self Harm

Join Safe Communities Wellington County 

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Melville United Church (300 St. Andrew St. West, Fergus)

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Keynote Speaker

Dr. Stephen Lewis, Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Unversity of Guelph - Dr. Lewis's expertise is in self-injury and youth mental health.


Following Dr. Lewis's presentation, listen to a panel of experts discuss:

  1. The stigma and myths attached to self harm

  2. Information on community resources and support

  3. Realistic strategies for coping and supporting someone

  4. Your questions and/or concerns regarding self harm

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Updated September 18, 2017