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Jonny Morris

In his past role at the Canadian Mental Health Association, Jonny provided leadership for provincial mental health and substance use advocacy and change initiatives through the Association’s provincial office and the branch network across British Columbia. His work focused on addressing systemic disparities between physical and mental health, campus mental health, the criminal justice system, and systems transformation.

Between 2008-12, Jonny co-ordinated Healthy Minds|Healthy Campuses, a provincial community of practice focused on supporting BC campuses in their efforts to improve student mental health and reduce harmful substance use.

Jonny has a long research and practice history in suicide prevention, has trained as a counsellor, and holds sessional teaching appointments at the University of Victoria and Douglas College in Child and Youth Care. He has direct experience personally and as a family member.