Media Advisory - City of Toronto to host technical briefing on new mental health and substance use strategy
TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2023 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto will hold a technical briefing on Monday, November 20, to introduce media to "Our Health, Our City: A Mental Health, Substance Use, Harm Reduction and Treatment Strategy for Toronto." Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Uppala Chandrasekera, Director, Public Health, and Dr. Shovita Padhi, Associate Medical Officer of Health will provide an overview of the strategy to media.
Following the technical media briefing, an in-person launch event will be held at Toronto City Hall that will be attended by Deputy Mayor Ausma Malik (Spadina-Fort York) and Chair of the Board of Health, Councillor Chris Moise (Toronto Centre).
Monday, November 20
8:30 a.m. (Technical briefing – online only). Registration details below.
Media can register for the technical media briefing here:
Note: Media will be provided access to the presentation deck and strategy document 30 minutes prior to the technical briefing.
Toronto is home to more than three million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada's leading economic engine and one of the world's most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture, innovation and climate action, and consistently places at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents and businesses. For more information visit www.toronto.ca or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CityofToronto, on Instagram at www.instagram.com/cityofto or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofto.
SOURCE Toronto Public Health
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