Come On Get Happy! The Science Behind Stress Management and Productivity


Public Forum


June 02, 2015


Cinematheque Quebecoise
335 Boul de Maisonneuve Est, Montreal, QC H2X 1K1

Join us for SPE’s second public forum this year, where we will be exploring different aspects of mental wellness, followed by a panel discussion with a Q&A with three experts. Our second free public forum will be moderated by Mr. Jeff Moat, the President of Partners for Mental Health, and will feature a talk from Dr. Michael Meaney, the Scientific Director at Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics and Mental Health at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, who will be highlighting how the environment impact our genes and mental well-being (more info). Our second speaker Dr. Sonia Lupien, The Founder and Director of Centre for Studies on Human Stress, will discuss her research on stress and her “Destress for Success” program( more info). Our third speaker will be Dr. Pierre Durand, who is a professor at the School of Industrial Relations, and a researcher at the Institute for Public Health research at Université de Montréal where his research includes understanding the relationship between workplace factors and mental health problems.


Thank You to Our Sponsors
A big thank you to our sponsors for supporting our second SPE public this year, Partnersformentalhealth, Cadance, Spa Ovarium,and Victoria Park.

Mr. Jeffrey Moat:

President of Partners for Mental Health

Dr. Michael Meaney:

Scientific Director-Ludmer Centre For Neuroinformatics and Mental Health

Dr. Sonia Lupien:

Founder & Director - Centre for Studies on Human Stress

Dr. Pierre Durand:

Professor - University of Montreal