Nova Scotia
First Responders’
Mental Health Conference

March 24 – 25, 2022
Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

Saving lives, eliminating stigma, together

Our Vision and Your Host

The NS First Responders’ Mental Health Conference is in keeping with our vision to ensure first responders and their families have the support they need to understand, navigate and manage the potential for, and impact of work-related trauma in their lives.

Delivered by the First Responders Steering Committee, this conference will provide first responders and their employers an opportunity to hear from and network with each other and experts in the field of mental health and traumatic psychological injury.

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Who is this Conference For?

This conference will offer dynamic presentations and learning opportunities for first responders and other front line emergency service workers; and the people who employ them. The employer program stream will also appeal to anyone interested in learning more about how to provide a psychologically safe workplace for their employees.

Why Should You Attend?

With a specific focus on psychological health and safety in emergency response workplaces, this conference will offer an excellent program featuring subject matter experts presenting the latest research, new treatment approaches, workplace psychological safety programs, and more.

Conference Details

Event Information

Registration fees:

  • First Responders: $50
  • Employers/Government: $300

All registration fees are stated in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Registration fee includes nutrition breaks, two lunches, reception, parking and full program/speaker access.

To register by phone call: 902-422-1886 or use the link below to register online.

March 24 - 25, 2022 at The Westin Nova Scotian

The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel is offering a special room rate of $115 single/double for conference attendees.

Start Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2022
End Date: Friday, March 25, 2022
Last Day to Book Accommodations: Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Speakers

Big Daddy Taz

Big Daddy Taz

Mental Health Speaker and Comedian

Colleen Kamps

Colleen Kamps

Licensed Psychotherapist
The Tema Foundation

Dr. Erika Sabbath

Dr. Erika Sabbath

Social Epidemiologist and Associate Professor
Boston College School of Social Work

Ian Macdonald

Ian Macdonald

Relationship Manager
WCB, Nova Scotia

Steve Foran, P.eng, Csp, Mba

Steve Foran, P.eng, Csp, Mba

President
Gratitude at Work

Dr. Jeff Morley, R. Psych.

Dr. Jeff Morley, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

Sajel Bellon, Ed.d, Rp, Ctss

Sajel Bellon, Ed.d, Rp, Ctss

Professor, Psychotherapist, and Founder
Mind Armour & SOS Psychotherapy

Speakers & Agenda

Day 1 – Thursday, March 24, 2022
7:30AM - 8:30AM
TBD
For All
8:30AM - 8:45AM
8:45AM - 9:30AM
Day 2 – Friday, March 25, 2022
7:30AM - 8:30AM
TBD
For All
8:30AM - 8:45AM
TBD
For All
8:45AM - 9:30AM
TBD
Speaker: Big Daddy Taz
For All

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions for the First Responders’ Mental Health conference, we would love to hear from you! Please fill out the contact form below and we will get back to you in 2-3 business days.