Mental Health Notes
The beginning of November marked the start of Movember, the month-long fundraising campaign that uses ‘the moustache’ as a catalyst to change the face of men’s health.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention are trying something new: they are co-hosting the world’s first virtual conference on the topic of suicide prevention, postvention and intervention
Would you or your staff benefit from training to enhance children’s mental health through extra-curricular programs? The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario has partnered with HIGH FIVE, a division of Parks and Recreation Ontario, to update and launch a training opportunity for trainers of children’s supervisors called Strengthening Children’s Mental Health (SCMH).
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario is pleased to announce that Mark Henick has joined our team as the Mental Health Works Program Manager. Informed by his own experiences with stigma and the mental health care system as an adolescent, Henick has dedicated his life from an early age to opening minds and creating change.
The Working with Children and Youth with Complex Mental Health Needs: An Integrated Training Project recently hosted the second webinar in its 9-part series.
A government-appointed advisory group examining ways to improve the home and community care sector is looking for input from individuals, caregivers and health service providers.
Stigma and discrimination can take place anywhere. When it occurs in a health care setting, it can act as a barrier to high-quality care for people living with mental illness and substance use problems. This makes it an urgent and complex public health issue.
On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Heath’s Health Promotion Resource Centre hosted a webinar to launch an updated version of the Best Practice Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion Programs: Children and Youth.