Mental Health Notes
Rebecca Shields, chief executive officer, Canadian Mental Health Association York and South Simcoe, has been identified as an outstanding executive and named among the winners of Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 15th annual Women Worth Watching awards.
After a tense few weeks, Bill C-14 has passed and received Royal Assent in the House of Commons on June 17.
A June 21 decision by the provincial and federal governments to invest $640 million over the next two years in affordable housing could help address a major concern in Ontario.
The provincial government announced it is revamping its housing, children and correctional services portfolios as part of a June 13 cabinet shuffle.
Many people know some way to accommodate an individual living with a physical disability. But would they know how to accommodate someone living with a mental health disability?
The national spotlight was on the community of Woodstock, Ont., this past week after news that five young people had died by suicide since February. As a result, students from local schools walked out of class on Tuesday, June 7 to call attention to the issue.
Registration is now open for the Mental Health For All Conference, an industry-wide event to be held on Sept. 29 and 30 which aims to benefit individuals and organizations across the mental health, mental illness and addiction sectors.
Health Quality Ontario released a new report Connecting the Dots for Patients, which explores family doctors’ views on coordinating care for their patients with home care, community services, hospitals and specialists in Ontario.
Registration is open and spots are available for an upcoming conference that aims to support crisis workers and provide guidance to others willing to help.
Seniors’ Month is an important time to celebrate the valuable contributions they make in communities across Ontario and reflect on the way they are supported.