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February 11, 2016 Sudbury police officer assists individual in crisis

A Sudbury police officer recognized a woman was having a mental health crisis and de-escalated the situation using CMHA-approved techniques.

February 10, 2016 StatsCan: More than one in ten Canadians reported unmet health needs in 2014

More than three million Canadians reported that they did not receive health care when they felt it was needed, according to a new fact sheet released by StatsCan.

February 8, 2016 Improving the Medical Review Process for ODSP clients

The Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) has announced major changes to the medical review process for people receiving Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) benefits.

February 8, 2016 Help develop a new Data and Performance Measurement Scorecard for mental health and addictions in Ontario

OntLeadCouncilImage_smallThe province is seeking feedback to measure how the mental health and addictions system is performing and understand areas of improvement.

February 4, 2016 Get Loud for CMHA’s 65th Annual Mental Health Week

Get LoudCMHA’s 65th Annual Mental Health Week is fast approaching (May 2-8). CMHA is once again asking Canadians to GET LOUD for mental health!

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.

February 3, 2016 New schizophrenia study holds promise

A new study suggests a specific set of genes may cause the development of schizophrenia.

February 2, 2016 Enabling Minds receives media boost

Tweet positive examples of #abetterserveA new CMHA Ontario online training program to help recreation, sport and fitness organizations be more inclusive of people living with a mental health disability has been featured by Global News.

February 2, 2016 Big changes needed for Toronto community housing: report

A recent report has presented a list of ideas and recommendations to improve support for vulnerable tenants in Toronto, including those with lived experience of mental health.

February 2, 2016 Ontario Announces New Post Trauma Stress Disorder (PTSD) Strategy for First Responders

On February 1, 2016, the Ontario Ministry of Labour announced a number of new initiatives to help prevent or mitigate PTSD among first responders such as police, firefighters and paramedics.

Featured Events

Workplace Mental Health Rehabilitation and Return to Work. April 13-14, 2016

Venue: OHA Education Centre
200 Front St W, 27th Floor
Toronto ON
Organizer: Ontario Hospital Association
www.oha.com/Pages/Default.aspx

Healing Trauma through the Emotional Brain. Apil 15, 2016

Venue: Tosca Banquet and Conference Center
800 Champlain Ave
Oshawa ON
Organizer: Mental Health and Pinewood Centre of Lakeridge Health
www.lakeridgehealth.on.ca/en/index.asp

The 5th Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities Conference. November 16-18, 2016

Venue: Vancouver BC
Organizer: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
interprofessional.ubc.ca

XXIV World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics. October 30-November 4, 2016

Venue: Jerusalem, Israel
Organizer: International Society of Psychiatric Genetics
ispg.net

Picturing Wellness. From Adversity to Resilience. March 3-5, 2016

Venue: Hamilton Convention Centre
1 Summer’s Lane
Hamilton ON
Organizer: McMaster University Health Sciences
fhs.mcmaster.ca

Refugee mental health symposium: Responding to current needs through strengthened collaboration, Feb 10, 2016

Register now!

The CAMH Refugee Mental Health Project invites you to the Refugee mental health symposium: Responding to current needs through strengthened collaboration.

6th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity. October 24-26, 2016

Venue: Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1 Rideau St
Ottawa ON
Organizer: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
www.interprofessioinal.ubc.ca

Ego State Therapy & Trauma. April 8-9, 2016

Venue: Saint Paul University
Ottawa ON
Organizer: Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma
www.centrefortreatment.com

Conversations. Choices. Decisions: Exploring the legal and ethical considerations in end of life decision making. March 21, 2016

Venue: The Royal
Associates in Psychiatry Auditorium
1145 Carling Ave
Ottawa ON
Organizer: The Royal
www.theroyal.ca

Sharing Best Practices to Support Young Refugees. March 2, 2016

Venue: Toronto ON
Organizer: Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts (CYCC) Network
www.cyccnetwork.org