News and Events
(Monday, April 14, 2014) – Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario welcomes today’s report from the province’s Information and Privacy Commissioner as a good first step in the examination of the disclosure of mental health police records.
CMHA Ontario encourages mental health organizations and people living with mental health disabilities to provide feedback on the proposed changes to the Customer Service Standard under the provincial Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). In particular, CMHA Ontario is concerned that proposed changes to the AODA’s Customer Service Standard may pose challenges for people with mental health-related service animals, including emotional support animals.
As part of its continuing efforts to inform government stakeholders, representatives from CMHA Ontario recently held discussions with two government ministries important to its work: Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) and Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS).
New three-year agreements between Ontario’s community mental health and addictions programs and Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) are more reflective of the working realities of mental health service providers. The improvements are thanks to work by CMHA Ontario and Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO).
CMHA Ontario is developing an online repository of existing training resources for frontline workers who provide services to children and youth with complex mental health needs.
CMHA Sudbury/Manitoulin received significant recognition recently for its dedication and service to people living with mental health issues. It was awarded exemplary standing by the leading agency in the field of health care accreditation, Accreditation Canada.
After 20 years of service, leadership and dedication, Anita Webb has retired as CMHA Kenora’s executive director.
CMHA Waterloo-Wellington-Dufferin (WWD) has shovels in the ground and begun building its new home in downtown Guelph to better serve its clients.
A new report from Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) calls on the Ontario government to adopt a seven-year plan of investment in supportive housing as the most cost-effective way to help people recovering from mental health and addictions challenges.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can result from vehicle accidents, firearms, falls and other causes. TBIs include things like concussions and are about seven times more common among homeless people than the general population.
May 1, 2014
Venue: Allstream Centre
CNE Grounds, Toronto ON
Organizer: CAMH Education
April 28, 2014
Venue: Oakham House, Ryerson University
55 Gould St, Toronto, ON
Organizer: Distress Centres
April 21, 2014
Venue: Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
130 Spadina Ave, Suite 302
Organizer: Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
The Social Aetiology of Mental Illness [SAMI] training program is pleased to bring you the following free webinars. Please join us!
World Broadcast Premiere on TVO:
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 9 p.m. and midnight EST
Thursday, May 8 at 10 p.m.
Sunday, May 11 at 11 p.m.
October 5-8, 2014
Venue: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Organizer: Centre for Law Enforcement and Public Health
October 22-24, 2014
Venue: Westin Calgary Hotel
Organizer: CMHA National/CMHA Calgary
September 26, 2014
Venue: Four Points by Sheraton
Organized by: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentristry
September 18, 2014
Venue: University of Toronto Chestnut Residence & Conference Centre
89 Chestnut St
Organizer: Ontario Nonprofit Network
June 20, 2014
Venue: The Royal
Associaties in Psychiatry Auditorium
1145 Carling Ave
Organizer: The Royal