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February 21, 2017 National Day of Action on the overdose crisis aims to raise awareness of opioid related deaths

Local organizations held rallies in several cities across Canada as part of the first National Day of Action on the opiod overdose crisis.

February 21, 2017 CMHA’s 30 local branches endorse Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council’s Supportive Housing Strategy

To close the gap in supportive housing, Ontario needs to create at least 30,000 units of supportive housing over the 10 years.

February 16, 2017 Talk Today branches out with new awareness games

CMHA Sault Ste. Marie and CMHA Kenora led Talk Today into unchartered territory by helping host awareness games in post-secondary and high school environments.

February 16, 2017 Mood Walks Summit aims to grow program

Mood Walks Summit 2017Mood Walks is holding a one-day knowledge exchange and networking summit to explore connections between mental health, physical activity and being in nature.

February 14, 2017 Moving Forward on mental health and addictions

The Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council has identified youth, housing, quality and Indigenous partnerships as the four key areas of progress in 2016.

February 8, 2017 Supportive housing, psychotherapy, youth services get funding boost

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario commends the provincial government for its $140-million investment in mental health, while also recognizing the need for increased funding and enhanced services.

February 2, 2017 CMHA celebrates National Psychology Month

CMHA Ontario joins health professionals across the country to celebrate Psychology Month in February.

January 31, 2017 Call for Abstracts: Provincial HSJCC Conference

The Provincial Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee (HSJCC) invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at their 2017 Conference “Walking the Path…Finding the Way to Wellness” taking place November 20-22 in Toronto.

January 31, 2017 Call for Abstracts: Mental Health for All Conference

Change is in the air for mental health in Canada. But it will take the entire nation to harness those winds of change and make it real.

January 27, 2017 E-QIP delivers training sessions for change ideas generation

The Excellence Through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) coaches were out in Toronto and Sudbury on Jan. 24 and 26 to help participants generate change ideas and measure the impact of quality improvement efforts.

Featured Events

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Toronto Youth Consultation/Forum

Monday, February 13th, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Light snacks will be served)
Inclusive Design Research Centre
49 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON
For more information, visit:
This event is hosted in collaboration with the Inclusive Design Research Centre.

Registration is open for Mood Walks Summit 2017!

Rattray Marsh BridgeMood Walks presents a one-day knowledge exchange and networking summit to share the exciting strides taken over the past year implementing hiking programs across the province for youth living with mental health challenges.

Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Sunday, February 26, 2017
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Cost: $25 (Students $10)
Includes breakfast and lunch

Space is limited. To register:

Webinar: Treating Mood with Food - Where to from Here? - December 8, 2016

Free Webinar
10:30 am PST / 11:30 am MST / 1:30 pm EST / 2:30 pm AST
Organizer: CMHA Ontario, Dietitians of Canada, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Webinar: Setting the Agenda for Nutrition and Mental Health Research - November 10, 2016

Free Webinar, 1:30 pm ET
Organizer: CMHA Ontario, Dietitians of Canada, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

The 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. March 1-4, 2017

Venue: The Westin Bayshore
1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver BC
Organizer: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education

Grounding Trauma. Generational Trauma - Family. October 4-5, 2016

Venue: The Ramada Inn and Conference Centre
Edmonton, AB
Organizer: CAST Canada

Recovery Training Opportunities. June 20-22, 2016

Venue: Valhalla Inn and Conference Centre
Thunder Bay ON
Organizer: PSR/RPS Canada

Ivy Dunn Research Day: Engaging our clients in optimal recovery. October 21, 2016

Venue: The Royal, Room 1424
1145 Carling Ave, Ottawa ON
Organizer: The Royal

6th Global Forum on Health Promotion. October 16-17, 2016

Venue: PEI Conference Centre
Charlottetown, PEI
Organizer: Alliance for Health Promotion

World Federation for Mental Health - International Conference 2016. October 17-19, 2016

Venue: Cairns, Australia
Organizer: World Federation for Mental Health