Addiction, ADHD, and Parenting: An afternoon with Dr. Gabor Mate

Please join us Sunday, May 3rd at 12 noon for a special seminar with Dr. Gabor Mate.

Dr. Gabor Mate is the bestselling author of When the Body says No and Scattered Minds, and co-author of Hold on to your Kids.  His newest book is In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction. His by-line has often been seen in the Globe and Mail, for articles and commentary ranging from health to politics.  He is a dynamic, effective and inspiring speaker and seminar leader.  He is presently staff physician at a clinic in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, where his patients are people with drug addictions, HIV and related problems.

Date & Time:   
Sunday, May 3rd, 2009
12 pm: Refreshments
1pm to 3 pm: Seminar and Q&A with Dr. Gabor Mate

Pine River Institute Campus
Approximately 1.5 hours northwest of Toronto

Registration and Directions:   Yael, 416 955 1453, or

Space for this event is limited, so please reserve your seat soon!

Dr. Mate’s books will be available for sale at the event.  For more information about him and his work, please visit

For more information about Pine River Institute, please visit

There is no fee for this special event, however if you would like to make a donation to the bursary fund to support families needing financial assistance to take part in Pine River’s program, we would be grateful to accept cash, cheques, or visa at the event.  You can also make a donation online through our website.  Donations of $25 or more will receive a tax receipt.

We look forward to seeing you there!