Skip to primary content
Skip to main menu
Skip to section menu (if applicable)

Mental Health Notes


A free biweekly newsletter published by CMHA Ontario, featuring mental health news and events.


To submit news for Mental Health Notes, send complete details to Submissions may be edited for publication. All submissions are subject to approval, and CMHA Ontario reserves the right to refuse any submission at its sole discretion.

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.