Mental Health Notes
Last week Nature published a special edition on depression, asking why the burden is so great, how science is helping, where today’s research is headed and what the future may hold.
Join the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health for a webinar highlighting a range of campus initiatives that focus on policy as a tool for positive change.
Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual nation-wide conference in Calgary was complete with inspirational keynotes, gripping stories and informative sessions from presenters from across the country on the topics of mental health and addictions.
The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health, housed at Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is hosting a summit this week to bring together experts from across the province to discuss ideas, tools and strategies to address the mental health and well-being of post-secondary students.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) recently partnered to deliver the third webinar in the nine-part series of the Working with Children and Youth with Complex Mental Health Needs Project.
The Canadian Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Community of Practice (KTE CoP) has developed an exciting new teaching tool, called the Knowledge Translation (KT) Game, to facilitate learning of KT principles and promote KT planning and collaboration.
Ontario’s former Lieutenant Governor, the Hon. David Onley, has been appointed as a special advisor to the Hon. Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure.
The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities has extended the Mental Health Innovation Fund (MHIF) by two years, pledging $12 million for mental health services and programs to support post-secondary students
The Four Villages Community Health Centre (CHC) offers primary care services in the west end of Toronto, with programs that include treatment, disease prevention, health promotion, and capacity building. It also provides psychiatric consultations as part of its shared care initiative with St. Joseph’s Health Centre and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Cannabis is one of the most popular recreational drugs of Canadians, along with alcohol and tobacco. Like those drugs, cannabis is associated with a variety of health harms. But prohibition hasn’t reduced its use or lessened its harms but has, instead, worsened the health harms and created costly social ones.