April 1, 2019 to April 2, 2019 @ All Day – Plan to attend CMHA Ontario’s conference in April 2019 that will shine a light on the importance of continuous quality improvement in the community-based mental health and addictions sector. The Quality Culture: Building Better Together takes place on April 1-2, 2019 at the Marriott Eaton Centre in Toronto. Achieving high quality within CMHA branches and […]Continue readingQuality improvement focus of CMHA Ontario 2019 conference
As the Government of Ontario moves towards legalizing and regulating cannabis, CMHA Ontario and our local branches strongly advise an approach that considers public health as the primary objective. That’s the message CMHA Ontario sent to the Standing Committee on Social Policy, which met Oct. 11 and 12 at Queens Park to hear deputations about […]Continue readingCMHA Ontario recommends public health approach to cannabis
Are you a new mom? Just starting post-secondary school? Recovering from drug or alcohol addiction? Recently lost your job? Going through a divorce? Dealing with chronic pain or a chronic illness? Suffering from the loss of a loved one? This list goes on and on of the types of situations people find themselves in that […]Continue readingFree provincial program now available to help manage depression and anxiety
To celebrate December 10th International Human Rights Day, CMHA Ontario has released a new Equity Action Framework. LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer) youth, women, older clients with mental health and addictions issues, Indigenous peoples, newcomers to Canada and people living in poverty are some of the groups that have difficulty accessing timely and meaningful […]Continue readingHow can I incorporate equity into my work?
(Toronto, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017) – Opioid overdoses and life-saving naloxone are frightening and serious subjects. But a new easy-to-understand resource can help organizations and the average person identify the signs of an opioid-overdose and how to deliver potentially life-saving naloxone. Reducing Harms: Recognizing and Responding to Opioid Overdoses in Your Organization is particularly useful […]Continue readingNew toolkit helps to fight opioid overdoses; Advocacy group, Toronto bar first to use it
According to a recent survey by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 86 per cent of students in Ontario visit social media sites daily and about 16 per cent spend five hours a day or more on social media. For some people, high rates of SNS use can lead […]Continue readingAddictions and Problematic Internet Use