NEWS BRUNSWICK

December 2016

On Friday the 2nd of December 2016 a training session was organized at Little Louis in Moncton for the physicians from the Horizon Health Network. There were 21 family physicians, psychiatrists and cardiologists that attended the training. Dr. Ronald Bourgeois presented about ACS in men and the effects of depression, Dr. Louis Thériault discussed depression, anxiety and PTSD in men after ACS and Dr. Jalila Jbilou talked about the project and the strategies needed to adapt services to men’s needs.

On Wednesday the 7th of December a training session was organized to the employees of Cœur en santé/Cardiac Wellness Program of Vitalité Health Network in Moncton. Fourteen employees attended the session were Dr. France Talbot discussed anxiety, depression and PTSD among men.

On Thursday the 8th of December a training session was organized to the employees of Cœur en santé/Cardiac Wellness Program of Vitalité Health Network in Moncton. Fourteen employees attended the session either in person or through video conference. Dr. Jalila Jbilou discussed the strategies for motivational interview for patients with ACS.

On Thursday the 15th of December 2016, a meeting was organized with managers from NB Power in Moncton to discuss the possibility of collaborating to develop a mental fitness program for the organization. Dr. Jalila Jbilou presented statistics about the impact of mental health in the workplace, the impact of mental health workplace on the industries and strategies to develop a mentally fit workplace.

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