The pre-budget submission from Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario urges the Ontario government to make mental health and addictions a priority during the development of the 2017 provincial budget.
CMHA Ontario CEO Camille Quenneville is urging the Ontario government to make mental health a priority during the development of the 2017 provincial budget.
Join EENet’s dialogue sessions, taking place across the province, to provide input on the evidence most needed to support you in your daily work and to navigate the system. Sharing Together aims to identify priority evidence needs related to mental health, substance use, and addictions, in the areas of health promotion and prevention, early identification, treatment and recovery, and across the lifespan. Results of the in-person sessions, and an online survey, will be used to co-create an evidence priority agenda for Ontario.
Registration is open for a webinar being hosted by Community Care Information Management (CCIM). The Approaches to Completing OCAN Reassessments webinar will be offered four times between Jan. 11 and 18.
Regulating police collection of personal information is the main emphasis of the Ontario government’s incoming police street checks regulations.
The Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) has opened registration for winter sessions of the Introduction to IDEAS quality improvement training program.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario applauds the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) in hiring an additional 239 staff to increase supports for inmates with significant challenges related to long-term segregation. This includes: 22 mental health nurses, 22 social workers, 22 nurses, 24 correctional officers, 32 recreational staff and eight psychologists, in addition to 46 institutional managers and other program staff.
CMHA Ontario is pleased the provincial government is examining the feasibility of the Basic Income Pilot Project, but believes mental health and addictions sector must be a key contributor in the discussion.
The provincial government passed legislation aimed at improving access to and coordination of health services for Ontarians on Dec. 7.
CMHA Grey Bruce earned the big prize and its food forest will continue to blossom as a result.