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Uppala Chandrasekera

Social worker in the health sector.

Uppala Chandrasekera, M.S.W., RSW, is a social worker with over 15 years of work experience in the health sector, ranging from frontline work assisting individuals and families with mental health and addictions issues, to supporting mental health programming province-wide, and implementing the national strategy to address mental health across Canada.  Currently, Uppala is the Director of Public Policy at the Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario.  Uppala also serves on the Board of Directors of the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Toronto Police Services Board.