Susan Davis is the Executive Director at Gerstein Crisis Centre, a 24 hour Mental Health and Addiction Crisis Centre in Toronto. She has over 30 years of experience in the community mental health and addiction field with many years in direct service as well as leadership. Susan has been a leader in the development of innovative services, partnerships and systems that improve access to the supports people need and that recognize the impact of the social determinants of health on people’s overall well-being. Susan has been instrumental in the development of the Mental Health and Justice Network and the Downtown and Toronto Region Human Service and Justice Coordinating Committees. She has served on a number of Boards and is currently on the board of Working for Change, a social enterprise organization that provides employment opportunities for individuals living with mental health and addiction issues. Susan is committed to creating services and systems that consider the whole person, treat all people with respect and dignity and create opportunities for people living with mental health and addiction issues to maximize their well-being.