10 2019

Mental Heath Shabbat

6:45PM - 10:00PM  

Congregation Machzikei Hadas\ 2310 Virginia Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 6S2
613 521 9700

The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Institute and Machzikei Hadas present:

A Mental Health Shabbat

As part of Mental Health Week, help us raise awareness and break the stigma surrounding mental health.

Dr. Sharon Johnston, wife of the former Right Honourable David Johnston, Canada’s 28th governor general, will moderate a brief Q&A panel discussion following the presentations.

Hostess: Her Excellency Sharon Johnston - Why I support mental health

Lived Experience: Charles and Taylor Schachnow - My Beautiful Struggle

Mental Health Expert: Dr. Zach Kaminsky, DIFD Mach-Gaensslen, Chair of Suicide Prevention - The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research

Chair: Charles Schachnow

Evening Services: 6:45 pm
Dinner: 7:30 PM

Adult: $40
Student: $25
Children 6-12: $18
Kids 5 and under: $10

Babysitting provided.

Register online at or by contacting the shul office.