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November 12, 2015 CBC examines workplace mental health, Mental Health Works

 The online portal for the nation’s public broadcaster took a closer look at workplace mental health in an online feature earlier in November. In doing so, sought out the opinion of CMHA Ontario’s Mark Henick, program manager for CMHA’s social enterprise, Mental Health Works.

November 12, 2015 Program for adult caregivers gets off the ground

CMHA Ontario launched Living Life to the Full for Older Adult Caregivers on Nov. 1.

November 12, 2015 New mental illness and addictions crisis centre to launch in London

CMHA MiddlesexA mental illness and addictions crisis centre, to be operated by CMHA Middlesex, is expected to start receiving patients in January and be fully functional in approximately six months.

November 12, 2015 Increased funding enables mental health program to increase capacity

CMHA_ON-LambtonKent_ENG_logo_4C_posA fledgling CMHA rapid assessment and treatment program is getting additional funding to enhance its services.

November 12, 2015 New service in northern Ontario offers help to youth

CMHA Sault Ste. MarieCMHA Sault Ste. Marie is partnering with two other local agencies to provide easier access to mental health care with a new walk-in counselling service for at-risk youth.

November 12, 2015 Meet the new CMHA Edmonton Region

CMHA EdmontonThe Canadian Mental Health Association – Edmonton Region has joined together with another vital local mental health organization, The Support Network, to form one new agency. However, the single entity will operate as CMHA-Edmonton Region.

November 12, 2015 Mood Walks for Youth in Transition

Expressions of interest to participate in Mood Walks for Youth in Transition are now being accepted.

November 12, 2015 Celebrate the launch of Enabling Minds

Enabling MindsCMHA Ontario is hosting a free public forum on Dec. 3 to celebrate the launch of its new mental health accessibility website.

November 12, 2015 Trans people to have improved access to sex reassignment surgery

Trans people in Ontario are expected to have improved access to sex reassignment surgery by early 2016.

November 12, 2015 New transition-age youth community of practice on EENet Connect

 EENet Connect is introducing a new collaborative space to discuss the topic of transition-age youth (TAY) and share resources.

Featured Events

Healthy Brains. 26th Rotman Research Institute Conference. March 21-22, 2016

Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto ON
Organizer: Baycrest

Positive Psychology: Integrating the Yin & Yan of Human Experience. May 13, 2016

Venue: The Royal, Associates in Psychiatry Auditorium
1145 Carling Ave
Ottawa ON
Organizer: The Royal

Couple Therapy in the 21st Century: Shaping More Secure and Lasting Bonds with EFT. March 11, 2016

Venue: The Royal, Associates in Psychiatry Auditorium
1145 Carling Ave
Ottawa ON
Organizer: The Royal

Integrated and Experiential CBT: 5 Day Intensive Training. January 25-27, 2016 and February 1-2, 2016.

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

Working With Families. Instilling Hope for Recovery. December 10, 2015

Venue: CMHA Thunder Bay Branch
200 Van Norman St
Thunder Bay, ON
Organizer: Canadian Mental Health Association, Thunder Bay Branch

Promoting the Mental Health of Older Adults in Ontario. November 24, 2015

Organizer: HC Link, CAMH Health Promotion Resource Centre and CMHA Ontario

Implementing EBPs in Mental Health & Addictions Conference. December 20, 2015

Venue: Kempenfelt Conference Centre
Barrie, ON
Organizer: Waypoint Research Institute

Achieving Certification: The Psychiatric Mental Health Review Course. February 12 and 19, 2016

Venue: The Royal
Associates in Psychiatry Auditorium
1145 Carling Ave, Ottawa ON
Organizer: The Royal

Radical Collaborations. Forensic Psychiatry Research Event. December 4, 2015

Venue: St. Joseph’s Healthcare-West 5th Campus
100 West 5th St
Hamilton, ON
Organizer: St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and McMaster University

Mental Illness in Canada. November 26, 2015

Organizer: Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention,