Nova Scotia First Responders’ Mental Health Conference

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Sep 13, 2022 - Sep 14, 2022

Westin Hotel

Westin Hotel

International experts to present at mental health conference in Halifax 

The First Responders Mental Health conference is set to welcome several leading experts to Halifax next month, to share new and effective approaches for supporting mental health and well being in emergency response occupations.

The conference, scheduled September 13 and 14 at the Westin Hotel, is presented by a committee of Nova Scotia first responders and their employers, who have been working together for the past few years to address mental health stigma and provide more resources for front-line emergency service workers and workplaces. The conference is co-sponsored by WCB Nova Scotia and the Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration, and offers learning streams for first responders and their employers.

The dynamic conference program includes sessions by:

The program also features internationally recognized mental health keynotes Sajel BelonBig Daddy Taz, and Steve Foran.

Jill Balser, Minister of Labour Skills and Immigration, and Brian Comer, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions will also be on hand to offer opening remarks each day. Canadian Mental Health Association – Nova Scotia Division Executive Director, Karn Nichols is the conference MC.

Conference seats are filling quickly. Visit for more information and to register.