An Evening with Michael Landsberg

March 6th 2018 7:00pm
Victoria Playhouse Petrolia

Darkness and Hope: Depression, Sports and Me

The Petrolia Minor Hockey Association, in partnership with St. Clair Child and Youth Services and the Town of Petrolia are pleased to be bringing MICHAEL LANDSBERG one of Canada’s most vocal advocates for mental health awareness to the Victoria Hall stage in Petrolia. 

The Tuesday, March 6 event will start at 7:00 p.m. and will feature his encouraging dialogue about mental health “Darkness and Hope: Depression, Sports and Me” – which was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award in 2013 for Best History or Biography Documentary Program or Series.  Landsberg has also been an ambassador for Bell Let’s Talk, an initiative focused on raising awareness and encouraging dialogue about mental health.  Mr. Landsberg will share his #SickNotWeak message “We help people understand that mental illness is a sickness, not a weakness” For more information please visit www.sicknotweak.com
 
All ages are welcome to attend the event, that promises a meet and greet afterward in the lobby.  President of Petrolia Minor Hockey Association, Nick Salaris said, 
“There was no question in my mind that our community needs to have this conversation.  Mental health is a subject that needs to be talked about before it is too late.” 
 
TICKETS ON SALE NOW at  Victoria Playhouse Petrolia Box Office, by phone, in person, or online by visiting www.thevpp.ca, the cost per ticket is $20. 
 
 “Imagine if you had the power to change lives just by talking. Imagine if you knew you could save lives by simply telling your story … Together, we can change the stigma that surrounds this disease.” 
— Michael Landsberg, CTV News