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Child and Youth Mental Health Week is May 5-11, 2013

Posted on: April 16th, 2013

Each year Child and Youth Mental Health Week is celebrated across the province during the first full week of May with events that bring child and youth mental health centre stage. This year during CYMH week (May 5th – 11th), Hands is pleased to bring you activities across Nipissing and Parry Sound District. Here is a full listing of our events:

Saturday May 4th

Sturgeon Falls Open House and BBQ
11:00am – 2:00pm
Hands office: 65 Queen St., Sturgeon Falls
Face painting, food, and games for the whole family!

Monday May 6th

Mental Health Wave
8:00am – 9:00am
Lakeshore Drive overpass, North Bay
Come join us as we bring awareness to the city of North Bay during the morning commute!

North Bay CYMH Week BBQ
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Hands office: 222 Main St. E. North Bay
Visit us on your lunch hour for a free BBQ downtown!

Tuesday May 7th

Shine The Light on Bullying Event
6:00pm – 8:00pm
West Ferris SS Auditorium, North Bay
Includes the Shine The Light on Bullying Awards, guest speaker and rapper “D.O.” (Defy the Odds), Mental Health Recognition Awards, and the launch of Roger’s Radio “I’m with the BAND” music video!

Wednesday May 8th

Mental Health BBQ
11:30am – 1:30pm
Sundridge (location TBD)

Thursday May 9th

Free Family Movie Night!
Doors open at 5:30pm, movie starts at 6:00pm
Parry Sound’s Strand Twin Theatre
Bring the whole family to watch Wreck it Ralph for a free night out!

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