Why we choose suicide | Mark Henick | TEDxToronto
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The fifth annual TEDxToronto conference took place on September 26, 2013 at The Royal Conservatory of Music.
For our 2013 TEDxToronto Conference, all talks, performances and demos were rooted in our selected theme, "The Choices We Make."
About the Speaker:
Mark Henick is a mental health advocate.
Informed by his direct experience with this aspect of the health care system, Mark has authored commentaries on issues relating to mental health for major newspapers across Canada and the U.S.
His undergraduate degree is in Psychology and Philosophy, with a graduate degree in Child Development.
At 22, he served as the youngest President of a provincial Canadian Mental Health Association division in history.
He is the youngest member of the board of directors for the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
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