Mental Health Notes
The Ontario government reintroduced a bill designed to improve access and coordination challenges of the provincial health care system.
CMHA Ontario invites community members to share the realities of living with mental health issues during Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), the first full week of October.
More than 200 CMHA staff from across the province gathered in Toronto this week to discuss quality improvement and mental health in Ontario.
A radio host dedicated to promoting wellness among his listeners and an organization that has provided pro-bono services to spread news about the positive work of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) have been honoured with this year’s CMHA Ontario media awards.
Canadian astronaut and physician Dr. Dave Williams knows working collaboratively while in outer space is essential.
The first round of coaches have been named to the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP), giving the partnership the ability to offer tailored support to those community mental health and addictions agencies looking to enhance Quality Improvement (QI) initiatives.
Dr.Cheryl Forchuk, Associate Director of Nursing Research at the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, closed the CMHA Ontario pre-conference by urging delegates to examine the expanding role of technology in mental health care.
Results from a 2016 survey of more than 25,000 Ontario university and college students indicate anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts have increased on campuses within the last three years.
The Ontario government’s mandate letters noted mental health and addictions issues significant to CMHA Ontario’s interests of increasing adequate and appropriate accessibility and supports for people with lived experience.
Health Quality Ontario has released an open call for volunteers to help form an advisory committee that will set quality standards for care provided to individuals living with schizophrenia within Ontario comminutes.