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This week, OHPE continues the discussion of Workplace Health Promotion began in our August 18th issue, OHPE #170, which is available on the web at

OHPE #174.1 was compiled by Jodi Thesenvitz of The Health Communication Unit. It includes contributions from Aarti Soni, Workplace Health Promoter at the Haldimand-Norfolk Regional Health Department, from the Heart Health Hamilton-Wentworth's (HHH-W) Workplace Work Group and from

Chris McQueen & Corinne Smith of the Workplace Wellness in Niagara (WWIN) Program.

OHPE #174.2 provides more resources on workplace health (articles, reports, workbooks, conferences, courses and more).


"Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders" - Workshop


Held by the Eating Disorders Awareness Coalition of Waterloo Region at the Waterloo Inn, 475 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario. Presenter

will be Dr. Ann Kearney-Cooke, Ph.D. who is the Director of the Cincinnati Psychotherapy Institute and who has lectured and written extensively on the treatment of eating disoders, body image disturbance and sexual abuse. For more information call (519) 746-2323, ext. 307. For more information call (519) 746-2323, ext. 307.

Next Mental Health Promotion Interest Group Meeting


The date for the next Mental Health Promotion Interest Group meeting has been changed to Wednesday, October 4th at 4pm (it was scheduled for September 26th). The meeting will be held at the Centre for Health Promotion, University Of Toronto (on College St). The topic of discussion will be mental health promotion and the workplace. For more information, contact Nancy Craig

LesBiGay Family Support Group


Are you lesbian, gay or bisexual and concerned about someone else's drug or alcohol use? Are you finding that their drug or alcohol use is having an impact on you?

The LesBiGay Service at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is

offering a four session support group to help partners and other loved ones to better understand how to be helpful, set limits, and increase their own support and self care.

This group is covered by OHIP and will be offered every other week starting September 27th, 5:30-7pm.

Sustainability Network Breakfast Forum: Eric Young on Social Marketing


At the Central Toronto YMCA (20 Grosvenor Street, just NW of College and Yonge). Free breakfast at 7:30 am and presentation from 8:00 - 9:00 am.

Eric Young is President of EYE, an agency that specializes in the creation of strategies, campaigns and partnerships to influence social change. EYE is nationally recognized for its leading-edge work in two mutually reinforcing areas: the creation of social marketing campaigns; and the development of corporate citizenship programs.

AIDS Walk Canada 2000


Tens of thousands of Canadians from coast to coast will collect pledges and walk, run, cycle or roll on Sunday September, 24th 2000. For the sixth consecutive year AIDS Walk Canada will hit the streets in an all out effort to raise funds for local AIDS organizations providing support services, AIDS prevention education programs, and policy and advocacy services in their community.

For times and places, or to register online, see the AIDS Walk Canada web site at


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