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Did you know that Women’s College Hospital is home to Canada’s largest women’s mental health clinical and research program? In this issue of your Women’s College Hospital Foundation e-newsletter, learn more about the program's work and your impact.

Dawn and family

Dawn’s story: My journey with post-partum depression

On June 10, Dawn will walk in the SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women with her husband and two daughters to help raise funds for WCH’s Women’s Mental Health Program. Dawn knows the impact of the program’s work first-hand: after the birth of her youngest daughter, she received life-changing support for post-partum depression at WCH.

Levine Family Lectureship

You’re invited to the inaugural Levine Family Lectureship on mental health

Join us on Monday, June 26 for the inaugural Levine Family Lectureship at Women’s College Hospital! Featuring Dr. Valerie Taylor, WCH psychiatrist-in-chief, and Dr. Simone Vigod, WCH psychiatrist and scientist, this engaging (and free!) lecture will explore issues related to women’s mental health. The Levine Family Lectureship is made possible through the donor-funded Levine Quadruplet Endowment Fund.


Moms, daughters, grandmothers, sisters, families and friends — like you, they are our top priority. Your investment in Women’s College Hospital is an investment in the well-being of the people you love.

pregnant woman

WCH study finds no link between antidepressants in pregnancy and autism risk

A new study by WCH psychiatrist and researcher Dr. Simone Vigod has found no increased risk of autism in children whose mothers took antidepressant medication during pregnancy.

Upcoming events
JUN 10

Haven’t registered yet? You can still sign up on-site for this fantastic community walk/run, which raises funds for WCH’s Women’s Mental Health Program.

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JUN 26
Levine Family Lectureship

The inaugural Levine Family Lectureship will welcome Dr. Valerie Taylor and Dr. Simone Vigod to discuss issues related to women’s mental health.

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Women for Women’s 2017

Women for Women’s is WCH Foundation’s annual signature fundraising luncheon. Join the conversation about women’s cancers on November 8!

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Take care: Health tips from WCH experts

Dr. Valerie Taylor, WCH’s psychiatrist-in-chief, recently sat down to talk about the benefits of exercise for managing mental health symptoms and preventing recurrence of mental illness. Click here to watch her video.

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