Unlocking Pathways to Mental Health Care: A Jack Talk and Panel Discussion

McMaster University

29/11/2022, 6:00 pm - TO 29/11/2022 - 7:30 pm


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five people seated on a stage. One of them is speaking into a microphone while the other four look onJoin us for a special Jack Talk and panel discussion on November 29 at 6pm ET, held at Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL) Building, Room 1102 on McMaster Campus in Hamilton, ON. Unlocking Pathways to Mental Health Care is designed specifically for youth in their late teens and twenties who are interested in the realities of mental health resource navigation and the importance of identity and culturally affirming care.

You can expect to learn :

General mental health knowledge and social determinants of mental health,
How to be there for yourself and others
Types of resources and supports and considerations around accessing them
And more!

This Jack Talk and panel discussion will be led by our talented Jack Talks Senior Speakers, Julia Wickens, Linda Mouhamou, and Michelle Samcoe. The panel discussion will be joined by, Zeinab Khawaja, health promoter and Charlotte Johnston, mental health clinician. Bios are available here for our Senior Speakers Julia, Linda and Michelle and here for the panel guests.

When you register, you’ll be automatically entered in a raffle contest for the opportunity to win prizes courtesy of Muse, TOMS, and Lush at the event! Note: The winner(s) of the raffle must be present during the event when the prize draw occurs.

Please also look out for your registration confirmation to receive your audience worksheet link to be used during the event digitally or printed. During the event programming, you will be prompted to complete a pre and post-Talk survey using your mobile device. If you have any questions, please reach out to

Register here