health: In my country they don't have the word mental health' it doesn't exist, she said, according to Toronto Star. They say that's a Western disease. She said there was no such word in her mother tongue of Lunyoro, only crazy. MLA David Shepherd, pictured in Edmonton, will be speaking at a mental health event for refugees and newcomers. The event will take place in Edmonton on Saturday at the Diversity Centre at 10510 107 Ave. Kevin Tuong / For Metro Harriett Tinka, a life coach and founder of Empowered Me Inc., is the co-organizer of an event speaking about mental health in refugee and newcomer communities. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.