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May 4, 2016 Parents, young people and care providers can benefit from resources

The Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI), specializes in trauma-informed mental health and developmental services for children and youth in Ontario age 0-18. This week they have launched a new series of podcasts to help parents, caregivers, children and youth and the professionals who help them.

May 4, 2016 Mental Health Week going strong

Mental Health Week is gaining traction through traditional media channels and via social media, too.

May 3, 2016 HQO: Poverty has a significant negative impact on the health and mental health of Ontarians

health-equity-report-en-tThe latest Health Quality Ontario report, Income and Health: Opportunities to achieve health equity in Ontario, finds that the poorer you are in Ontario, the more likely you are to face health risks and worse health outcomes, and the less likely you are to get quality health care.

May 3, 2016 Mayor’s proclamation kicks off Mental Health Week

toronto sign web and socialToronto Mayor John Tory made an official proclamation on Monday to launch Mental Health Week, a collaborative effort between the CMHA and Children’s Mental Health Ontario.

May 2, 2016 It’s Mental Health Week! Now GET LOUD!

banner_v4-03Mental Health Week is finally here and Canadians are hearing CMHA’s call to GET LOUD for mental health by raising their voices to end mental health stigma.

April 29, 2016 Mood Walks trainers are prepared for 2016 sessions

The next batch of Mood Walks trainers are equipped any ready to lead.

April 29, 2016 MHW’s Henick offers workplace mental health tips in Canadian magazine

Mental Health Works (MHW) program manager Mark Henick provided some advice to those considering disclosing a mental health issue to a boss in a recent article in Canadian Living.

April 28, 2016 Illumination of Peace Bridge, Niagara Falls, CN Tower reminder that it’s Mental Health Week (May 1-8)

Nearly 50 landmarks and business across southern Ontario will be lit green to provide the public with significant visual reminders that next week is Mental Health Week (May 1-8), an important time to talk openly about your mental health.

April 25, 2016 E-QIP coming to a city near you

E-QIP – the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project – is coming to a city near you. You are invited to join us.

Addictions Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) and CMHA Ontario are hosting eight meetings across the province to learn more about the regional differences as it relates to quality improvement work in the mental health and addictions sector. This will help us develop and design the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP).

April 21, 2016 Number of landmarks to shine green for Mental Health Week continues to grow

Peace Bridge web imageThe shine green movement is growing rapidly.

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