Together We Are Stronger®

In Building A Healthier Community

Carion Fenn Foundation is a registered charity established to promote health by providing support services and resources for chronic disease management, while educating the public and those suffering with Syringomyelia and Chiari malformation about rare diseases. 

Carion Fenn is the TV Show Host of Health 180 with Carion Fenn on Rogers TV Durham; the President and CEO of the Carion Fenn Foundation and an Award-Winning healthcare advocate. 

October 10, 2020 12pm – 4pm ​​

Lakeridge Health is Durham Region’s acute health care provider. With five hospitals, four emergency departments, a residential treatment centre and more than a dozen community health care locations, the new Lakeridge Health is working to provide the best experience for patients and their families. Home to the R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre and Pinewood Centre, Lakeridge Health also provides regional mental health, eye care and nephrology services.

With a committed and dedicated team of more than 5,400 employees, more than 760 physicians and more than 1,600 volunteers, Lakeridge Health provides care to the more than 650,000 people living and working in Durham Region. 

The Ajax Public Library is the gateway to information and resources that improve the quality of life, foster life-long learning, encourage community involvement, and meet the varying educational and social needs of all members of its communities, within available resources. 

12:00PM - 12:30PM: Networking

12:30PM - 12:40PM: Welcome & Greetings 

12:40PM - 01:10PM: Speaker

​01:10PM - 01:40PM: Speaker

01:40PM - 02:10PM: Speaker

02:10PM - 02:40PM: Networking 

02:40PM - 03:10PM: Speaker 

03:10PM - 03:40PM: Speaker

03:40PM - 04:00PM: Prizes & Closing 

Aisha Francis

Executive Director

​Restore FIBI

Carion Fenn Foundation presents it's 4th Mental Health Forum in partnership with Ajax Public Library and Lakeridge Health featuring speakers, networking and community organizations showcasing their products or services available to the public.

Listen to our speakers who will focus on the day-to-day things affecting families, teach you ways to cope and overcome life challenges. Ask questions, network with others, enjoy light refreshments and fill out an entry ballot to win great prizes!  


Ann Powel

Wellness Decorator

​Home Healing Hues

Carion Fenn, Forum Host

Jake Farr, BScBA, MSW, RSW

Mental Health Counsellor/Psychotherapist
Authentic Self Counselling Services

Carion is a Board of Trustee, Vice Chair of the Board Quality Committee and Co-Chair of The Ajax Pickering Hospital Community Panel for Lakeridge Health, governing the 5 hospitals in Durham Region. She is a past Mayoral Candidate and a past Vice Chair and Accessibility Advisor to Council on the Accessibility Advisory Committee for the Town of Ajax.  

Carion has earned several recognitions for her community service, including the Denise House 35 Courageous Woman Award; being named one of the 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women by the honourable Jean Augustine & her Co-authors; the Ontario Volunteer Service Award (10 YRS) from the Ontario Provincial Government; Adult Ajax Civic Award (Town’s Highest Honour); Education and Accessibility Community Award from the Town of Ajax; Spinal Cord Injury Ontario and University Health Network Patti Dawson Award and Advocacy Award from Abilities Awards.  

55 Harwood Avenue South Ajax ON L1S 2H8

Main Branch, Rotary Room

​Vielka Almanzar Bautista, HBA, MEd, MA

Registered Psychotherapist

Whitby, ON Canada

Our Partners:

Cordelia Clarke Julien

Change Management Specialist