WASHINGTON, D.C. -- (Marketwire) -- 09/22/12 -- Media are invited to attend the Tri-National Military Mental Health Symposium to be held at the Embassy of Canada in Washington on September 24. The event will be hosted by the True Patriot Love (TPL) Foundation and the Embassy of Canada, and will feature distinguished guests from academia, charities, government agencies, and industry in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Chris Alexander, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, along with symposium participants including Canadian Forces (CF) personnel, will discuss how the private, charitable and public sectors can improve synergy and efficiency in order to work together to help injured personnel and their families.
When: September 24, 2012 (12:45 to 4:30 p.m.) Where: Embassy of Canada 501 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. What: Parliamentary Secretary Chris Alexander and CF personnel will participate in the Tri-National Military Mental Health Symposium to be held at the Embassy of Canada in Washington The following CF spokespeople will be available to speak to the media: -- Mr. Chris Alexander, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence -- Brigadier-General Jean-Robert Bernier, Surgeon General, Canadian Forces Health Services (CFHS); -- Colonel Rakesh Jetly, Psychiatry and Mental Health Advisor to the Surgeon General, CFHS; and -- Colonel Scott McLeod, Director, Mental Health, CFHS.
Notes to editor / news director: Please consult the symposium agenda (attached) for complete event details. Media with equipment are asked to use the C Street loading dock entrance of the embassy.
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