Steve Kalaydjian

Steve Kalaydjian is a student of Social Work at Dalhousie University; Program Assistant at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Telephone Support Volunteer at Toronto Distress Centers; and Peer Support Volunteer at the Family Resource Centre at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. After 15 years of working in the private sector in Information Technology, he now channels his energy to the field of mental health. He brings a renewed sense of purpose and a relatively fresh perspective of working in a helping profession. He believes strongly in conveying a message of hope to people with mental illness and their familie and friends, and yet is acutely aware of some of the challenges they may face.