EPION’s 10th anniversary celebration and conference

For the past 10 years, the Early Psychosis Intervention Ontario Network (EPION), formerly the Ontario Working Group on Early Psychosis Intervention, has been the voice of early psychosis intervention (EPI) services in Ontario.

The network unites programs delivering service in more than 70 communities across the province. It also hosts the largest conference in Canada that brings together EPI practitioners, individuals with lived experience of psychosis, and family members.

On October 14 & 15, 2015, join EPION for its 10th anniversary celebration and conference at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel and Suites, 5875 Airport Road Mississauga, ON.

Keynote speakers

  • Dr. Patrick McGorry -- Executive Director of Orygen The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and Professor of Youth Mental Health at University of Melbourne.
  • Dr. David Shiers -- Fierce advocate as a GP and father in the UK and known internationally for reform in the approach to care for young people with psychosis.
  • Dr. Ashok Malla – Founding and former director of PEPP-Montréal, Douglas Institute; Professor and Canada Research Chair in Early Psychosis, McGill University; President Canadian Consortium of early psychosis programs.

Plus: 40 Workshops and presentations are being offered during the two-day conference. Hear about new research and implications for individuals with psychosis, learn about new directions in service delivery, and debate emerging practices.

Pre-conference sessions

The 2015 EPION Conference offers two special Pre-conference sessions. Advance registration required and space is limited. Refreshments and hot lunch will be provided. Further details on the pre-conference are available online at www.epion.ca/conference2015.

To learn more read the flyer!

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