Category Archives: Health

May 17

You Are Not Alone Tuesday, May 30,2023 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

Tuesday, May 30 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDTRegistration is required for this free live private Zoom event. Written with authority and compassion, You are Not Alone by Dr. Ken Duckworth, Chief Medical Officer of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the essential resource for individuals and families seeking expert guidance on diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, […]

May 09

Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie:@Hot Docs Film Festival 2023

Michael J. Fox is one of Canada’s most famous actors. Admired world wide. Starring in both the American sitcom TV series Family Ties and the Back to the Future Films in the 1980’s. Back to the Future being the biggest grossing film in 1985.  So when Michael J. Fox announced in 1991 that he’d been […]

May 08

Psychedelics for Human Suffering – A New Paradigm for the 21st Century?

Wednesday, May 10 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDTRegistration is required for this free live private Zoom event.Psychedelics for Human Suffering: A New Paradigm for the 21st Century?Join us for this special Open Mind program on Psychedelics for Human Suffering withCharles Grob, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine and the Director of the Division of […]

May 03

Planted Expo for the First time in Toronto!  April 29 and 30, 2023  

By Sally W. The Planted Expo which will have its 7th year in Vancouver in May 2023 made its first stop in Toronto the weekend of April 29 and 30, 2023. And what an inaugural Expo it was!   The Planted Expo featured 200 exhibitor booths with Plant-forward Toronto-grown and international brands. Canada’s largest plant-based expo […]

April 29

Don’t Miss the Open Mind Film Festival

Virtual Festival on Sunday, April 30 at 2 PM PacificHosted by actor/filmmaker Bryan Greenberg Free Link: Join us for short films on mental health by high school students Also featured are Henry Platt and Andrea Sonnenberg in conversationSponsored by The Friars Charitable Foundation Presented by The Friends of the Semel Institute at UCLA

April 19

Country Artists Organize Benefit Concert For CAMH

May 24, 2023: Moonshine Café, Oakville More info and tickets at Ontario country artists are coming together to share untold stories about mental illness and mental health in a benefit concert for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Country Talks: Mental Health, taking place on Wednesday, May 24 at the famous Moonshine Cafe in Oakville, […]

April 05

Open Mind Program on Mindfulness-Tues.,April 18th,2023

Tuesday, April 18 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDTRegistration is required for this free live private Zoom event.Fully Present:  The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness with Sue Smalley, Ph.D. and Diana WinstonFrom the latest scientific research to daily exercises, learn how to enhance your physical and mental health with the ultimate practical guide to mindfulness […]

March 31

The 72nd Rogers Conn Smythe Sports Celebrity Dinner and Auction-Wednesday, March 29, 2023@Fairmont Royal York Hotel

By A.J.Lam The 72nd Anniversary Conn Smythe Sports Celebrity Dinner raised over $250,000 for Easter Seals Ontario, itself celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2022,“to create opportunities for children with physical disabilities to participate in activities, build confidence, and feel included in the community. Together, we can give children with physical disabilities the tools they need […]

March 23

Pivotal Moments Media Hosts Launch Event for Recovery Through Sports at The Bungalow Santa Monica-Tues.,March 21st,2023

Pivotal Moments Media Hosts Launch Event for Recovery Through Sports at The Bungalow Santa Monica  Multi-Day Charity Takeover of Santa Barbara Sports Facilities in Fall 2023 To Raise Donations, Awareness for Sports-Related Health and Wellness Charities Pioneering new media company Pivotal Moments Media (PMM) hosted a sumptuous launch party Monday night at the elegant seaside venue Bungalow Santa Monica […]

March 14

March Is ‘Music Therapy Awareness Month’ Spotlighting on the Transformative, Healing Power of Music in Canada

Music Therapy Awareness Month Shines A Spotlight on the Transformative,  Healing Power of Music in Canada *See below for list of available music therapists in your area for media interviews, or let me know!* March is Music Therapy Awareness Month – the perfect time to shine a spotlight on the transformative, healing power of music […]

March 06

The Neuroscience of YOU Open Mind Program-Thursday.,March 16th,2023

Thursday, March 165:00 PM – 6:00 PM PTRegistration is required for this free live private Zoom event.The Neuroscience of You – How Every Brain is Different and How to Understand Yours by Chantal Prat, PhD, is a rollicking adventure into the human brain that shifts the focus away from the “one size fits all” approach to neuroscience that […]

February 28

Music and the Brain Open Mind Program-Tomorrow-Wed.,March 1st, 2023

Wednesday, March 15:00 PM – 6:00 PM PTRegistration is required for this free live private Zoom event.This is What It Sounds Like – What the Music You Love Says About You A legendary record producer-turned–neuroscientist explains why you fall in love with music.Susan Rogers, PhD in conversation with Mark Jude Tramo, MD, PhDWhen you listen to music, […]

February 27

Fired-Up Gala In Support of SickKids @Ritz-Carlton Friday, February 24th, 2023

By SVPHOTOGRAPHY & BKONTHESCENE It was  an evening of Black Ties & Evening Gowns, luxury and celebration in support of SickKids Foundation. Funds raised help support the Burn & Plastics Unit at SickKids and the highest priority needs at SickKids. The evening was hosted by Durgy Spade and MCNADZZZ. Heartfelt speeches included: Event Founder-Roxy Zapala, […]

February 20

Mind Your Business, Brother Black Men’s Mental Health Awareness Event In Celebration of Black History Month

 As part of the Black History Celebration initiatives, Pray for the Men Global (a division of Solid Rock Family Services) will host a virtualmental health awareness event, on February 23, 2023, 5:30PM – 7:00PM.  Solid Rock Family Services, is a family services and child welfare organization offering holistic programs including counseling, coaching, training, and mentorship programs that help educate, heal, and transform individuals and their families. “Pray for the Men Global”, is a […]

February 14

Taste Of The NFL Presented By Frito-Lay, Quaker, and the PepsiCo Foundation @Chateau Luxe, Phoenix, AZ – Saturday, February 11, 2023

Taste of the NFL event presented by Frito-Lay, Quaker, and the PepsiCo Foundation, was held at the Chateau Luxe, Phoenix, AZ. The event welcomed the attendees to a Culinary heaven like no other to benefit GENYOUth’s End Student Hunger Fund. For over 25 years, #TasteoftheNFL has been working to #kickhunger with more than $25 million raised […]