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July 29, 2016 COI explores OCAN’s potential for health equity planning

The Racialized Populations and Mental Health and Addictions Community of Interest’s July 26 webinar, Exploring OCAN’s Potential for Health Equity, is now available for viewing or reviewing the presentation slides.

July 21, 2016 Back to class for older adults

Living Life to the Full BooksCMHA Ontario is proud to announce many important updates to the Living Life to the Full program, including a rollout with the Francophone community and a new initiative that is bringing the program to caregivers 55-and-older in Toronto.

July 21, 2016 Latest E-QIP webinar focuses on mental health and addictions training

E-QIP timelineThe second Excellence Through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) webinar provided information on the outcomes of the seven Regional Consultations, which have been a key component since the program’s launch in March.

July 21, 2016 Housing, Health and Justice community of interest seeks feedback

The Housing, Health and Justice Community of Interest (COI) is conducting a scan of housing programs across Ontario and is asking for feedback.

July 21, 2016 City of Toronto Establishes Supervised Injection Services

City-Hall-Toronto-1-150x150The City of Toronto Council recently approved the establishment of three Supervised Injection Services (SIS) sites in Toronto, with the primary goal of decreasing the rising numbers of fatal drug overdoses and reducing the risk of infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C.  The three sites will be located within Toronto Public Health, (The Works), Queen West-Central Toronto Community Health Centre and the South Riverdale Community Health Centre.  The announcement was welcomed by a wide spectrum of stakeholders from hospitals, mental health and addictions service providers, academics, clergy, advocates, businesses and the general public.

July 18, 2016 E-QIP Webinar - Supporting You in Quality Improvement

With the regional consultations and surveys now complete, E-QIP is excited to be moving into the next phase of the initiative. Learn about what’s next in the E-QIP project, and how you can get involved.

July 8, 2016 UN Human Rights Council adopts new resolution on mental health

The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a new resolution on mental health and human rights. The council, responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights and for addressing situations of human rights violations passed the resolution on June 29.

July 8, 2016 LAO launches mental health training for its criminal lawyers

On July 7, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) launched its new mental health training for about 25 selected representatives from across the province who will act as regional mental health leads in their respective criminal courts.

July 8, 2016 Police-Hospital Transition project accepted to major health care conference

HealthAchieveCMHA Ontario will be presenting a workshop about a unique police-hospital transition partnership project at one of North America’s largest health care events this coming November. The workshop session at HealthAchieve 2016, Improving Police-Hospital Transitions: A Framework for Ontario, will be presented on Monday, Nov., 7 2016 beginning at 8:15 a.m.

July 6, 2016 Upcoming webinar exploring OCAN's potential for health equity

OCAN webinarRegistration is now open for a free webinar about the potential of the Ontario Common Assessment of Need (OCAN) to advance health equity.

Featured Events

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
www.interprofessional.ubc.ca

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.interprofessional.ubc.ca

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

Venue: The Ramada Inn and Conference Centre
Edmonton, AB
Organizer: CAST Canada
www.cast-canada.ca

Recovery Training Opportunities. June 20-22, 2016

Venue: Valhalla Inn and Conference Centre
Thunder Bay ON
Organizer: PSR/RPS Canada
www.psrrpscanada.ca

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
www.theroyal.ca

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

Venue: PEI Conference Centre
Charlottetown, PEI
Organizer: Alliance for Health Promotion
www.alliance4healthpromotion.org

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

Venue: Cairns, Australia
Organizer: World Federation for Mental Health
www.wfmh.com

Treating Insomnia in Anxiety and Depression: A Case Formulation Approach. September 30, 2016

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

When Bonding and Attachment Go Awry. September 14-15, 2016

Venue: Prince Albert Inn
Prince Albert, SK
Organizer: Jane Ryan

Trauma Informed Motivational Interviewing. 2 Full Days of Integration. August 18-19, 2016

Venue: Toronto Don Valley Hotel and Suites
175 Wynford Dr, Toronto ON
Organizer: CAST Canada
www.cast-canada.ca