September Mixer - Hosted by Carla O'Reilly - "Always Dress for a Party"
Carla O’Reilly is an award winning author, inspirational speaker and mental health advocate. Ten years ago she along with two other Saskatchewan women started a mission to raise awareness, acceptance and understanding of PPD, when they co-authored The Smiling Mask-Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood. After keynoting at medical conferences across Canada this spiralled the creation of the Smiling Mask documentary and a healing sequel called, Behind the Mask-Trust, Adjust and Transform your Life!
Carla is passionate about mental health and for her work educating has received the PRISM award for Most Influential, the YWCA Women of Distinction award along with a National Award from the Canadian Association for Family Resource programs for being a mental health champion. When she is not writing or speaking, she is a busy sports mom whose loves of cheering on her son Cam.
Carla has transformed her battle with psychosis and OCD into an opportunity to inspire others. She shares her story of healing along with the 15 electrifying tools in her latest book T.U.R.N. O.N. T.H.E. S.W.I.T.C.H. –Find a Passion and Obsess about it! These simple powerful tools will transform your life! Speaking and inspiring are her passion to help make the world a better place.