Executive Council
January 19, 2018

Media Advisory: Premier Ball to Announce a Suicide Prevention Project in Grand Bank

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will announce Newfoundland and Labrador’s involvement in the national initiative Roots of Hope, a community suicide prevention project on Monday, January 22. The event will take place in Grand Bank at the town hall, 56 Main Street, at 11:30 a.m.

Premier Ball will be joined by the Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services; Carol Anne Haley, Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Community Services and MHA for Burin-Grand Bank; Mark Browne, MHA for Placentia West - Bellevue; Louise Bradley, President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada; David Diamond, President and CEO of Eastern Health; Rex Matthews, Mayor of Grand Bank; and members of the Burin Peninsula Community Coalition for Mental Health and Wellness.

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Media contact
Michelle Cannizzaro
Office of the Premier
709-729-3960
michellecannizzaro@gov.nl.ca

2018 01 19                             2:30 p.m.