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Media Contact: Joe Kim
Director, Communications
Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario
416-977-5580 ext. 4141
jkim@ontario.cmha.ca


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News Releases


November 30, 2016 Massive need to provide supportive housing units for vulnerable individuals with mental health/addictions issues

Toronto – Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario Division welcomes today’s report from the auditor general as it casts a spotlight on much needed enhancements required to help the tens of thousands of Ontarians living with a mental health or addictions issue.

October 17, 2016 Canada should heed call of provincial/territorial health ministers; Invest in mental health and addictions services for Canadians

Leaders in Ontario’s mental health and addictions sector are pleased that Provincial and Territorial Health Ministers agree, Canada’s renegotiated Health Accord must provide a significant increase in funding for mental health and addictions services.

October 17, 2016 FPT must commit to significant investment in Health Accord for better mental health and addictions services for all Canadians

TORONTO – Leaders in Ontario’s mental health and addictions sector are urging the Provincial and Territorial Health Ministers to commit significant investment in mental health and addictions services – especially in the areas of supportive housing and structured psychotherapy – in Canada’s renegotiated Health Accord.

June 30, 2016 Steve Lurie, tireless mental health advocate, appointed to Order of Canada

Steve LurieCanadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario would like to congratulate Steve Lurie, Executive Director of the CMHA Toronto Branch, on his appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada.

 

June 15, 2016 Serving individuals with mental health disabilities requires ‘out of the box’ thinking

Many people know some way to accommodate an individual living with a physical disability but would you know how to accommodate someone living with a mental health disability?

May 24, 2016 CHL and CMHA partner to launch mental health program

CHL and CMHA logosThe Canadian Hockey League (CHL) and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) have announced an expanded partnership with the launch of Talk Today.

April 14, 2016 NOJHL season wraps up with help of mental health program

Partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association produces results in first months

nojhl-logoCMHA_TalkTodaylogo_standaloneMore than 180 Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) players received suicide- awareness training as part of the inaugural season of Talk Today, a partnership with local Canadian Mental Health
Association (CMHA) branches.

April 7, 2016 Local landmarks go green for Mental Health Week

Hamilton radio station, partners encourage others to get involved

(Hamilton, April 7, 2016) – Hamilton radio station AM900 CHML, in conjunction with several community partners, is leading a charge to have more than 25 landmarks in its listening area lit green for Mental Health Week.

February 26, 2016 Provincial budget doesn’t address mental health and addictions needs for Ontarians

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division is disappointed with the lack of new investment in mental health and addictions. Thousands of Ontarians are forced to continue waiting for vital supportive housing and mental health and addictions services.

February 3, 2016 OHL and CMHA Ontario team up this month to raise awareness about mental health

Talk TodayThe Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of mental health during upcoming OHL games throughout the month of February.