Mental Health Notes
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Sudbury-Manitoulin (SM) branch is receiving more than one million dollars from the North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to fund a new harm reduction home for individuals who experience chronic homelessness and have substance use issues.
CMHA staff and front-line workers from across the province will gather in Toronto this month on April 26, 2015 for the first-ever the CMHA Ontario Division Conference.
Policy makers, people with lived experience of mental health issues, and staff from community mental health agencies recently came together for a one-day knowledge exchange and networking summit hosted by CMHA Ontario’s Mood Walks initiative.
The first webinar in this three-part series examining integration initiatives in Ontario’s community health sector will profile recent integration initiatives in the community health sector in Ontario.
As part of their regular duties, hospital security workers often interact with individuals in crisis. And like their first-responder counterparts, they also deal with operational stress.
The provincial Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee (HSJCC) has opened the call for abstract submissions for their 2015 Conference. The conference, titled “Mobilizing Community – Promoting Resiliency, Sustaining Recovery & Restoring Justice” will be held from November 16-18, 2015 in Toronto.
In 2013, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) released Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines to help Canadians moderate their alcohol consumption and reduce their immediate and long-term alcohol-related harms.
On March 25, 2015, a webinar was held titled, “Speaking your language: Promoting mental health awareness and support for international students and those new to Canada.”