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Mental Health Notes


A free biweekly newsletter published by CMHA Ontario, featuring mental health news and events.


To submit news for Mental Health Notes, send complete details to Submissions may be edited for publication. All submissions are subject to approval, and CMHA Ontario reserves the right to refuse any submission at its sole discretion.

May 10, 2016 Ontario gets loud about mental health

Niagara Falls in GreenOntarians came together to GET LOUD for Mental Health Week (May 2-8).

May 6, 2016 Life skills course for caregivers 55 and older available in Toronto

LivingLifetotheFullforwebCaregivers at least 55 years old in the Toronto area can now access a free eight-week course designed to provide skills and knowledge to cope with life’s challenges.

May 3, 2016 Last of CMHA Ontario’s popular refugee mental health webinar series still to come

The final webinar in CMHA Ontario’s popular four-part series, Enhancing Our Capacity to Support Refugees, is scheduled for May 12.

May 2, 2016 It’s Mental Health Week! Now GET LOUD!

banner_v4-03Mental Health Week is finally here and Canadians are hearing CMHA’s call to GET LOUD for mental health by raising their voices to end mental health stigma.

April 28, 2016 Illumination of Peace Bridge, Niagara Falls, CN Tower reminder that it’s Mental Health Week (May 1-8)

Nearly 50 landmarks and business across southern Ontario will be lit green to provide the public with significant visual reminders that next week is Mental Health Week (May 1-8), an important time to talk openly about your mental health.

April 25, 2016 E-QIP coming to a city near you

E-QIP – the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project – is coming to a city near you. You are invited to join us.

Addictions Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) and CMHA Ontario are hosting eight meetings across the province to learn more about the regional differences as it relates to quality improvement work in the mental health and addictions sector. This will help us develop and design the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP).

April 21, 2016 Number of landmarks to shine green for Mental Health Week continues to grow

Peace Bridge web imageThe shine green movement is growing rapidly.

April 21, 2016 CMHA Ontario addresses wage gap in province

wage gapCMHA Ontario believes women not receiving equal payment for the same work done by their male counterparts are being stymied from reaching their full potential.

April 14, 2016 Talk Today numbers continue to grow as second year wraps up

CMHA_TalkTodaylogo_standaloneBuoyed by the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL), more than 800 athletes have now received suicide-awareness training through the CMHA’s Talk Today program.

April 7, 2016 Join the green movement during mental health week

TrilliumCommunities across Ontario are encouraged to join what is becoming a large and growing green movement for Mental Health Week.