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July 30, 2015 CMHA and partners receive close to $3.7 million to support older adult caregivers

Minister WongThe Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced this week that CMHA Ontario is a recipient of New Horizons for Seniors Program funding as part of a collaborative project that aims to reduce social isolation among seniors in Toronto.

July 10, 2015 CMHA launches Enabling Minds mental health accessibility training

enabling minds - screenshot-3-recognizing-barriers-300Enabling Minds is a new resource that provides mental health accessibility training for anyone who works in the field of sports, fitness or recreation. The Enabling Minds Training Module is an interactive 45-minute self-study course that shows how to remove barriers to physical activity programs for people living with mental health disabilities, and how to create a supportive and inclusive environment that promotes positive mental health for everyone.

July 10, 2015 CMHA Ontario housing submission highlights need for long term investment

submission coverProviding housing for individuals with mental health and addiction issues should be a special focus of Ontario’s Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy, states a recent CMHA Ontario submission to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH).

July 10, 2015 Registration Now Open for the Provincial Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee (HSJCC) 2015 Conference

hsjcc bannerThe Provincial Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee (HSJCC) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 HSJCC Conference! The conference will be held in Toronto from November 16 through to November 18, 2015 at the Marriott Eaton Centre (525 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario).

July 10, 2015 Ministry of Labour Promotes Workplace Health and Safety for Young Workers

Every summer, the Ministry of Labour carries out a worker health and safety blitz during the summer months to ensure all young workers between the ages of 15 to 24 know their rights under workplace health and safety regulations.

July 10, 2015 Ontario Searching for its First Patient Ombudsman

The Government of Ontario is inviting people across the province to share the skills, experience and personality traits they would like to see demonstrated in the province’s first Patient Ombudsman.

July 10, 2015 Suicide Prevention Standards Task Force Begins Work

The Ontario Hospital Association’s (OHA) newly-established Suicide Prevention Standards Task Force has begun its work to develop mandatory suicide prevention standards for hospitals in Ontario.  The OHA was asked by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to develop these new mandatory standards earlier this year.

July 10, 2015 Toronto Approves Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy

TO Prosperity CoverToronto City Council approved the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy this week, with the vision that Toronto will become a leader in the collective pursuit of justice, fairness and equity by 2035. The Strategy aims for Toronto be renowned as a city where everyone has access to good jobs, adequate income, stable housing, affordable transportation, nutritious food, and supportive services.

July 10, 2015 Mapping the Voyage: The Search for Evidence

Join the next EENet webinar!

In this webinar you’ll learn about the results of EENet’s survey of stakeholder preferences:
• Who is looking for mental health and substance use evidence in Ontario?
• Where are people going to meet their evidence needs?
• What makes evidence sources useful and trustworthy?

July 10, 2015 From the Margins to the Middle: D.I.Y Health Equity Kit Now Available

The D.I.Y. Health Equity Kit is a beginner’s guide for those interested in working toward equity within Ontario’s mental health system and beyond.

Featured Events

9th Annual Schizophrenia Conference: Cognition. September 25, 2015

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

Peace of Minds 2015 Yogathon for Schizophrenia. August 15, 2015

Venue: Ontario Shores
700 Gordon St, Whitby, ON
Organizer: Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
www.schizophrenia.on.ca

Women in Mind. 5th Annual Conference. Women's Mental Health: Violence Against Women. November 6, 2015

Venue: The Royal
1145 Carling Ave
Ottawa ON
Organizer: The Royal
www.theroyal.ca

Rising Above the Challenge of Poverty. Poverty Symposium 2015. October 24, 2015

Venue: Durham District Board of Education Centre
400 Taunton Rd E
Whitby, ON
Organizer: Durham District School Board
www.ddsb.ca

Perinatal Services BC 2nd Biennial Conference: Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies. Advances in Clinical Practice and Research Across the Continuum. March 11-12, 2016

Venue: Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown
Vancouver, BC
Organizer: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
www.interprofessional.ubc.ca

Research on Adolescents and Adults: If Not Now, When? April 6-9, 2016

Venue: The Hyatt Regency
Vancouver, BC
Organizer: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
www.interprofessional.ubc.ca

Cultivating the Five Skillful Habits for a life of Wisdom and Compassion. September 18, 2015

Venue: The Royal, Room 1424
1145 Carling Ave
Ottawa ON
Organizer: The Royal
www.theroyal.ca

Practical Introduction to General Practice Psychotherapy. August 10-14, 2015

Venue: Deerhurst Resort
1235 Deerhurst Dr
Huntsville, ON
Organizer: McMaster University
www.mcmaster.ca

The Management of Simple and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. August 10-14, 2015

Venue: Deerhurst Resort
1235 Deerhurst Dr
Huntsville, ON
Organizer: McMaster University
www.mcmaster.ca

Psychiatry for Family Physicians. August 3-7, 2015

Venue: Deerhurst Resort
1235 Deerhurst Dr
Huntsville, ON
Organizer: McMaster University
www.mcmaster.ca