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South Asian Mental Health Training

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

South Asian Mental Health Training

Join us in fostering a deeper understanding and creating a supportive environment for mental health within the South Asian community.

Training Learning Objectives

1. Understanding what it means to be South Asian: Covering dialogue on diversity & inclusion, cultural beliefs & values, family dynamics, & societal expectations.

2. Understanding how mental health is perceived in South Asian families: Exploring the cultural stigmas surrounding mental illness and discussing the community’s current level of mental health knowledge and the impact of family honor.

3. Gaining skills for successful mental health outcomes: Family-centered approach and using the South Asian language for mental health awareness, and improving accessibility of services

Your Facilitator

Maneet Chahal-Gill RN, BScN, MSc

Maneet possesses a strong background in mental health and community engagement, with notable experiences including inpatient mental health work at Sunnybrook’s adult mental health unit and five years on an ACT Team. Additionally, she co-founded Soch Mental Health in 2015 and completed her Masters of Science in Nursing from McMaster University in 2018, where her thesis focused on the South Asian Punjabi community’s access to mental health services in Brampton.


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