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For Immediate Release:
July 18, 2012
Offering mental health patients support and education in facing addiction challenges
(LONDON, Ontario) – Media are invited to attend an opening celebration of the New Horizons Resource Room. This room has been created to provide a safe and supportive environment for patients in LHSC’s Mental Health Care program to access information and peer to peer support in facing addiction challenges.
The room provides a meeting spot for weekly group support sessions led by nurses in the mental health program. It also serves as a resource library for patients seeking their own independent learning in this area.
Laurie Gould, Executive Vice President, Patient Centered Care, LHSC, and Dr. Beth Mitchell, Director, Mental Health Care Program, LHSC, will be on hand to discuss how this new space will positively impact patient care.
Date: Thursday, July 19, 2012
Time: 3:00pm – speaking remarks and refreshments, followed by a tour of the
New Horizons room
Location: Zone B, Level 8, Room B8-131
London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital
800 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario
Parking: Please use Visitor Lot P1 (off of Commissioners Road)
**Please RSVP to Kathy Leblanc so that media escorts can be arranged**
For media inquiries contact:
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
519-685-8500, ext. 74772
Call LHSC Switchboard at 519-685-8500 and ask to page the communications consultant on-call.