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November 12, 2015 CBC examines workplace mental health, Mental Health Works

 The online portal for the nation’s public broadcaster took a closer look at workplace mental health in an online feature earlier in November. In doing so, sought out the opinion of CMHA Ontario’s Mark Henick, program manager for CMHA’s social enterprise, Mental Health Works.

November 12, 2015 Program for adult caregivers gets off the ground

CMHA Ontario launched Living Life to the Full for Older Adult Caregivers on Nov. 1.

November 12, 2015 New mental illness and addictions crisis centre to launch in London

CMHA MiddlesexA mental illness and addictions crisis centre, to be operated by CMHA Middlesex, is expected to start receiving patients in January and be fully functional in approximately six months.

November 12, 2015 Increased funding enables mental health program to increase capacity

CMHA_ON-LambtonKent_ENG_logo_4C_posA fledgling CMHA rapid assessment and treatment program is getting additional funding to enhance its services.

November 12, 2015 New service in northern Ontario offers help to youth

CMHA Sault Ste. MarieCMHA 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.

November 12, 2015 Meet the new CMHA Edmonton Region

CMHA EdmontonThe 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.

November 12, 2015 Mood Walks for Youth in Transition

Expressions of interest to participate in Mood Walks for Youth in Transition are now being accepted.

November 12, 2015 Celebrate the launch of Enabling Minds

Enabling MindsCMHA Ontario is hosting a free public forum on Dec. 3 to celebrate the launch of its new mental health accessibility website.

October 29, 2015 More than half of people feeling depressed choose not to get help: study

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.

October 29, 2015 How to start a Mood Walks group for youth in transition

Mood WalksMood Walks is a province-wide initiative that promotes physical activity in nature, or “green exercise,” as a way to improve both physical and mental health. Led by CMHA Ontario, in partnership with Hike Ontario and Conservation Ontario, Mood Walks provides training and support for community mental health agencies, social service organizations and other community partners to launch educational hiking programs, connect with local resources, find volunteers, and explore nearby trails and green spaces.