Bell Let’s Talk & Queen’s present webinar on mental health in diverse communities

Monday, January 18, 2021

Bell Let’s Talk today announced a live webinar presented by Queen’s University about mental health in diverse communities. The discussion will focus on resiliency and mental well-being.

  • Learn how the challenges faced by diverse communities impact their mental well-being
  • Discover tips and best practices for taking care of your mental health
  • Submit questions or discussion topics to the panel made up of people with lived experience, community leaders, and mental health experts specializing in ethnocultural communities

The webinar will be moderated by Dr. Jane Philpott, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Director of the School of Medicine at Queen’s. Dr. Philpott and the panelists are available for interviews before the event. A copy of the webinar will be available to reporters shortly after the event, which can also be viewed live.


WHEN:          Friday, Jan. 22, 12-1pm ET

WHERE:        Online webinar, please register online.

Moderator: Dr. Jane Philpott

Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Director of the School of Medicine at Queen’s University; and former federal Minister of Health and Minister of Indigenous Affairs.


Dr. Kenneth Fung

Staff Psychiatrist and Clinical Director of the Asian Initiative in Mental Health Program at Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network; and Associate Professor with Equity, Gender and Populations Division at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto.

Asante Haughton

Public speaker and human rights activist focused on looking at mental health through the prism of racism.

Dr. Myrna Lashley

Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, McGill University;  and researcher at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research.

President Natan Obed

President of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and former Director of Social and Cultural Development for Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.