CMHA Ontario is funding a landmark research study by the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario (SSO) that will examine the effects of stigma and discrimination on youth living with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and depression.
Dietitians of Canada, the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario and the University of British Columbia are partnering on a national project to develop and prioritize research questions to improve nutrition practice in community mental health.
Jessica Cashmore, a crisis response worker with the Canadian Mental Health Association Cochrane-Timiskaming Branch, is a shining example of what someone can achieve with a helping hand.
On CBC Radio’s Metro Morning program in Toronto, Campus Mental Health researcher Aliçia Raimundo spoke to host Matt Galloway about her personal story of struggling with suicide ideation in her teens and the warning signs of suicidal behaviour in youth. Aliçia, who was a guest for the program’s coverage of World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, is a youth mental health advocate who has emerged from her own experience of anxiety, depression and a suicide attempt at the age of 13 to become a voice against stigma. Visit the CBC Metro Morning website to listen to the full interview.
CMHA Ontario CEO Camille Quenneville is calling on municipalities to prioritize workplace mental health.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.