Mental Health Notes
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, CBC.ca sought out the opinion of CMHA Ontario’s Mark Henick, program manager for CMHA’s social enterprise, Mental Health Works.
CMHA Ontario launched Living Life to the Full for Older Adult Caregivers on Nov. 1.
A 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.
A fledgling CMHA rapid assessment and treatment program is getting additional funding to enhance its services.
CMHA 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.
The 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.
Expressions of interest to participate in Mood Walks for Youth in Transition are now being accepted.
CMHA Ontario is hosting a free public forum on Dec. 3 to celebrate the launch of its new mental health accessibility website.
Trans people in Ontario are expected to have improved access to sex reassignment surgery by early 2016.
EENet Connect is introducing a new collaborative space to discuss the topic of transition-age youth (TAY) and share resources.