Mental Health Notes
A fledgling CMHA rapid assessment and treatment program is getting additional funding to enhance its services.
CMHA 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.
The 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.
Expressions of interest to participate in Mood Walks for Youth in Transition are now being accepted.
CMHA Ontario is hosting a free public forum on Dec. 3 to celebrate the launch of its new mental health accessibility website.
Trans people in Ontario are expected to have improved access to sex reassignment surgery by early 2016.
EENet Connect is introducing a new collaborative space to discuss the topic of transition-age youth (TAY) and share resources.
With this being World Diabetes Month, it’s important to consider the adverse impacts the illness can have an on older adults’ mental health.
A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health shows that of 2,219 Ontario adults, 40 per cent of respondents were found to be experiencing depressive symptoms. Results from the group, comprising people between 18 and 65 who had been working for more than a year, also show that 52 per cent did not perceive a need for treatment.