Pinwheel Education Series: Nutrition & Mental Health December 5th 12pm-1pm

Nutrition and Mental Health

Date & Time: Thursday December 5, 2013 12pm-1pm

Cost: Free

Audience: Open to everyone in BC

Description: Good nutrition is important for maintaining good health, growth and development. Research demonstrates the importance of nutrition in learning, activity, sleep, mood and energy level. For children and youth with mental health issues, developing good nutritional practices is especially important as they may be at heightened nutrition risk. Join our panel of speakers as they discuss strategies parents, children, and youth can use to improve their nutrition.


  • Lorrie Chow, Clinical Dietitian, Provincial Mental Health Metabolic Program
  • Helen Yeung, Community Dietitian, Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Brent Seal, Youth in Residence, The FORCE Society for Kids’ Mental Health

How to join:

  • In person: Children’s Hospital, Mental Health Building, 4555 Heather Street (Heather St. and 29th Ave.) Vancouver, Entrance #85, Third floor room P3-306 you can drop in or register here
  • Telephone: Dial 1-877-291-3022 and enter the access code 4611577#
  • Telehealth: Please contact your local Telehealth coordinator and book a videoconference room.  Please e-mail with your: Facility Name, Room Number and Alias Address

Upcoming topics:

For more information: Visit our website for a lineup of upcoming topics,  previous audiotaped sessions, additional resources and events, as well as any changes or cancellations.

Questions? Contact Us!

Please help circulate within your networks and share with anyone who might be interested.

We look forward to seeing you there!


ADDRESS: BC Children’s Hospital Site
Mental Health Building #85 (Heather & 30th)
Room P3-302, 3rd Floor
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1
PHONE: 604-875-2084
FAX: 604-875-3688
TOLL FREE: 1-800-665-1822
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