SouthWestern Academic Health Network (SWAHN) Symposium
What: Evaluation, Resilience, and Sustainability in Family Mental Health & Addiction Peer Support - A Research & Innovation Symposium
Date: Monday, May 2, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare, Brown Auditorium, 1453 Prince Road, Windsor, Ontario
Registration: Please go to www.swahn.ca to submit event registrations.
Abstract Submissions: Please go to www.swahn.ca for details regarding submissions.
Primary goal of the Symposium:
The primary goal of this symposium is to identify two cross-sector (academia and community/hospital) collaborative research projects focused on peer support for families and/or 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.
- To increase knowledge about family/informal caregiver mental health and addiction peer support initiatives in Southwestern Ontario;
- To facilitate research networking and collaborations between community and academia;
- To increase research effectiveness and outcomes through partnerships between community and academia;
- To encourage knowledge transfer through collaboration between researchers and knowledge users.