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August 22, 2013 CMHA Ontario offers insights about knowledge translation techniques

Close to 40 participants from across Canada gathered in Victoria, BC, in mid-July to sharpen their knowledge translation skills during a two-day workshop organized by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC).

August 22, 2013 Windsor-Essex radio station recognized as a mental health leader

In honour of its exceptional work in helping enhance mental health in Windsor-Essex, AM 800 CKLW was officially recognized this month as the regional winner of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario media award.

August 1, 2013 CMHA Ontario's perspective on Health Care in Canada: What Makes Us Sick?

CMHA Ontario shares the concerns outlined in a new report by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) about the impacts of inequities and the social determinants of health on the health of Canadians.

July 25, 2013 York Region “Ride Don't Hide” a success

Ride Don't Hide riders prepare

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), York and South Simcoe Branch recently hosted Ontario’s first ever Ride Don’t Hide event, a community bike ride in support of mental health. Nearly 200 cyclists gathered in Newmarket, north of Toronto, to raise $72,000. Proceeds will directly support CMHA York and South Simcoe Branch’s youth wellness program, family and caregiver education, and support for depression groups. These critical programs meet unmet needs, save lives, and build communities of support.

July 24, 2013 Health Council of Canada recognizes Mental Health Works as a leading innovative practice

Mental Health Works – a national program housed at Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario that builds capacity within workplaces to effectively address the many issues related to workplace mental health –  has received another accolade.

July 17, 2013 New Report Highlights State of Concurrent Disorders Service Delivery in Ontario

The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario and Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) released a new report today titled, “Concurrent Disorder Services in Ontario: An Environmental Scan.”

July 17, 2013 CMHA "Mood Walks" initiative receives $150,000 in funding

Ontario ForestThe Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport has awarded Mood Walks, a new initiative led by CMHA Ontario, $150,000 in funding in order to develop and implement a new educational walking and hiking program for older adults living with mental illness.

July 15, 2013 Mental Health Commission of Canada releases evaluation of CMHA's Mental Health Works

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released the third-party evaluation of Mental Health Works, a national program based out of CMHA Ontario that builds capacity within Canadian workplaces to effectively address issues related to mental health in the workplace.

July 2, 2013 Human Resources Play Key Role in Workplace Mental Health

With an increasing number of new graduates pursuing careers in Human Resources, HR staff can play a crucial role in educating employees and intervening when mental health issues arise in the workplace, according to an article in JobPostings magazine.

July 2, 2013 CMHA Sudbury Celebrates Launch of Transformational Mental Health Home

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Sudbury/Manitoulin Branch is celebrating the launch of a new transformational residential home that is the first of its kind in the City of Sudbury.