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Register today - Research and Innovation Symposium - May 2

Evaluation, Resilience, and Sustainability in Family Mental Health & Addiction Peer Support: A Research and Innovation Symposium – Register by April 20, 2016

Register today for the Southwestern Academic Health Network (SWAHN) 2016 Research and Innovation Symposium:

Monday, May 2, 2016
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Brown Auditorium, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, 1453 Prince Road, Windsor ON

Primary Goal:
To identify two cross-sector (academia and community) collaborative research projects focused on peer support for families/informal caregivers who are supporting individuals living with mental health and/or addiction-related concerns. After the symposium, SWAHN will help to foster the advancement of the identified research projects.

1. To increase knowledge about family/caregiver mental health/addiction peer support initiatives in Southwestern Ontario;
2. To facilitate research networking and collaborations between community and academia;
3. To increase research effectiveness and outcomes through partnerships between community and academia;
4. To encourage knowledge transfer through collaboration between researchers and knowledge users.

Registration Fee: $75 (Students $25)
Deadline to Register: April 20, 2016.

To register, please download and complete the registration information and payment form and select one of the methods to submit this information as indicated.

For more information contact Catherine Joyes, SWAHN Manager:

The SouthWestern Academic Health Network (SWAHN) seeks to transform health in Southwestern Ontario through integrated excellence in research, education, and clinical practice. For more information please visit