In the most recent edition of Visions, BC’s quarterly magazine on mental health and addictions, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Director of Knowledge Transfer, Scott Mitchell, writes about the Minding Our Bodies initiative and how it has sparked other mental health projects at the local and provincial levels.
Do you belong to a visible minority? Have you experienced a mental health concern? Have you filled out the Ontario Common Assessment of Need (OCAN) tool in the past 6 months?
As winter sets in across the country, some Canadians may notice a significant difference in mood. Known as the “winter blues,” this seasonal shift in mood and energy affects one in five Canadians. The winter blues differs from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, which affects about two percent of the population and is a serious form of depression.
The Working with Children and Youth with Complex Mental Health Needs Project held its third regional workshop on trauma-informed care in Toronto on Nov. 27 and 28, 2014. Minister MacCharles was joined by Camille Quenneville, CEO of Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, to open the first day of the two-day training.
The topic of mental health in the Canadian Forces has been dominating headlines recently thanks to new developments in Ottawa, including the federal government’s announcement to commit $200 million for new and expanded mental health initiatives for the military.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario welcomes phase two of the Ontario government’s 10-year Comprehensive Mental Health and Addiction Strategy.
Toronto Star reporter Andrea Gordon joined the York Region and South Simcoe Branch’s Mood Walks group in early November for the final walk of the fall season. Read the Star article.
The Working with Children and Youth with Complex Mental Health Needs Project has delivered three additional trainings this month to more than 400 direct service providers.
What are the primary aims of education? While the traditional view includes objectives of knowledge, vocation and civic engagement, Corey Keyes has a fourth aim in mind: student well-being.
Earlier this week the Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) held their 4th Annual Health Equity Summit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.