CMHA Ontario Director of Knowledge Transfer Scott Mitchell espoused the virtues of Enabling Minds while speaking during a sport inclusion webinar on March 15.
CMHA Ontario hosted two webinars in February to share expertise and support the community mental health sector in responding to the needs of Syrian and other refugee populations. Each webinar focused on providing people and organizations in the community mental health sector with information, tools and resources to inform work with marginalized populations.
CMHA Ontario shared a number of key recommendations on Bill 163 – Supporting Ontario’s First Responders Act this week at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario’s Standing Committee for Social Policy.
The point of the Talk Today awareness games last month – a collaboration between CMHA branches and Ontario Hockey League (OHL) teams – was to get people talking about mental health.
CMHA Ontario is emphasizing the need for stronger partnerships between primary health care, community mental health and addictions providers.
Last week, CMHA’s acting national CEO, Andrew Jones, and CMHA Toronto’s Executive Director, Steve Lurie, met with the federal Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Philpott.
The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of mental health during upcoming OHL games throughout the month of February.
Syrian refugees arriving in Canada are at substantially higher risk than the general population for poor mental health due to their exposure to trauma, torture and violence. That’s why the Canadian Mental Health Association has introduced a number of initiatives to help ensure that refugees receive the mental health support they need.
Stigma, discrimination, stereotyping, and the lack of education and training opportunities are the main systemic barriers when it comes to the province’s wage gap in the workplace.
CMHA Ontario is pleased to continue its collaboration with the Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) to launch a new phase of work for a Community of Interest (CoI) on Racialized Populations and Mental Health and Addictions.