The Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia Annual Provincial Conference: “Holistic Living, beyond diagnosis.”

March 27, 2020, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

The conference is an educational event and the audience is made up mental health clinicians, community organizations, people with lived experience and their families and circles of support.

The Canadian Museum at Pier 21  
1055 Marginal Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P7
Room: Kenneth Cole Room

Conference Schedule: 

  • 8:30-9:00 AM - Registration
  • 9:00-9:15 AM - WELCOME: Executive Director, Karen Slaunwhite
  • 9:15-10:00 AM - Guest Speaker: 
    Dr. David Gardner, PharmD, MSc.
    Professor of Psychiatry & Pharmacy, Dalhousie University
    Topic: Antipsychotic medications - the good, the bad, and the ugly
  • 10:00-10:30 AM - BREAK
  • 10:30-11:00 AM - SSNS Programs Overview with Q&A   
  • 11:00-12:15 - Guest Speaker:
    Dr. Zenovia Ursuliak, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University,
    Psychiatrist, Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program, Nova Scotia Health Authority
    Topic:  "Metabolic abnormalities in schizophrenia: what can nutrient supplementation offer?" 
  • 12:15-1:15 PM - LUNCH 
  • 1:15-2:15 PM - Guest Speaker:
    Andrew Potter-Cogan, Counsellor
    Acadia University, Nova Scotia
    Topic:  Trauma, PTSD and Resiliency 
  • 2:15-2:30 PM - BREAK
  • 2:30-3:30 PM - Guest Speaker: 
    Dr. Phil Tibbo, MD, PhD., FRCPC
    Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program, Nova Scotia Health Authority
    Topic:  Relapse Prevention 
  • 3:30 PM - Closing words of Recognition -SSNS President, Linden Gray


Professional $295.00Register now
Individual Member $125.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
Individual Non-member $150.00Register now
Student $50.00Register now