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Over the last several years, governments at different levels across the country have made investments in mental health and addiction services, supports and programs for their respective communities. And there are examples all across the country of effective programs that promote mental health, prevent mental illness, and provide effective mental health and addiction services.
With the first puck now dropped for the 2015-16 Ontario Hockey League (OHL) season, CMHA Ontario has even more goals for the Talk Today program.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario welcomed the recent announcement by the Ministry of Community and Social Services to defer implementation of the Employment Related Benefit until further consultation with recipients and stakeholders.
A new series by the Woodstock Sentinel Review examines the role that the media plays in the stigma surrounding suicide and mental health issues.
The Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) Sudbury/Manitoulin branch has extended its hours into the evening as part of a pilot project.
Canadian Mental Health Associations in 13 cities will receive $10 million over the next three years to aid individuals with mental health issues to find and maintain employment.
The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced recently that CMHA Ontario is a recipient of New Horizons for Seniors Program funding as part of a collaborative project that aims to reduce social isolation among seniors in Toronto.
Providing housing for individuals with mental health and addiction issues should be a special focus of Ontario’s Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy, states a recent CMHA Ontario submission to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH).
Just in time for Ontario Seniors Month, June marks the official release of the results of an exciting pilot project aimed at enhancing mental well-being among older adults in Ontario. Implemented from January 2014 to March 2015, the Living Life to the Full for Older Adults pilot project was run in partnership with CMHA BC, the Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario (OACAO), York Institute for Health Research, and Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest.