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Massey Dialogue: Mental Health and Psychosis

October 14 @ 4:00 pm 5:00 pm EDT

Please join us in commemorating World Mental Health Day this week by tuning into this week’s Massey Dialogue. It’s what you can’t see: Mental Health and Psychosis.

We welcome Dr. Elyn Saks to reflect on the broader difficulties of living with a mental illness and Dr. Andrea Levinson to reflect on the changing landscape of Canadian mental healthcare. Together, in a conversation mediated by Junior Fellow Keshna Sood, our guests will discuss our mental healthcare system in a global context and identify the elements of a future,  evolved mental healthcare system that addresses our current pitfalls. 

We hope the discussion will educate you about mental health, inspire you to be compassionate, and empower you to help fill gaps in the post-pandemic world of reform. 

Dr. Elyn Saks
J.D., Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences
Founder of the Saks Institute
Author of memoir, The Centre Cannot Hold: my journey through madness

Dr. Andrea J Levinson MD MSc FRCPC
Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Health & Wellness at University of Toronto 
Staff Psychiatrist at Center for Addiction and Mental Health
Massey College Senior Fellow

Keshna Sood
PhD Candidate Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto 
Yoga Instructor and Mindfulness Coach
Massey College Junior Fellow

The Dialogues are open to the public – we invite everyone to join and take part in what will be a very informative online discussion. Participants are invited to submit questions to the speakers in real time via the youtube channel’s chat function. 

Watch live at 4 PM EST / 1 PM PDT on Wednesday October 14th 2020 or watch later at https://youtu.be/sid9kdf39Jw