Shelagh Rogers recognized for mental health advocacy

Chancellor Shelagh Rogers was honoured as the recipient of the Margaret Trudeau Mental Health Advocacy Award, at the fifth annual Mad about Margaret's gala event in Toronto on Oct. 21. The award recognizes individuals whose leadership efforts have been notably effective in advocating for a fruitful and ongoing dialogue about mental health issues, and for advancing the needs of people with mental illness to the forefront of national concerns.

The event and award were presented by the Margaret's Housing and Community Support Services agency, founded in 1984 by Margaret Frazer. Margaret Trudeau is the agency's honorary patron. The agency provides a continuum of housing and support services for individuals facing mental health challenges through innovative programming, advocacy and education.

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