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Provincial News

May 5, 2016 Conservation Ontario launches Healthy Hikes challenge

Healthy HikesConservation Ontario, CMHA Ontario and other partners are encouraging Ontarians to boost their health by stepping into nature at any of Ontario’s nearly 300 Conservation Areas from May to October.

May 4, 2016 Parents, young people and care providers can benefit from resources

The Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI), specializes in trauma-informed mental health and developmental services for children and youth in Ontario age 0-18. This week they have launched a new series of podcasts to help parents, caregivers, children and youth and the professionals who help them.

May 4, 2016 Mental Health Week going strong

Mental Health Week is gaining traction through traditional media channels and via social media, too.

May 3, 2016 HQO: Poverty has a significant negative impact on the health and mental health of Ontarians

health-equity-report-en-tThe latest Health Quality Ontario report, Income and Health: Opportunities to achieve health equity in Ontario, finds that the poorer you are in Ontario, the more likely you are to face health risks and worse health outcomes, and the less likely you are to get quality health care.

May 3, 2016 Last of CMHA Ontario’s popular refugee mental health webinar series still to come

The final webinar in CMHA Ontario’s popular four-part series, Enhancing Our Capacity to Support Refugees, is scheduled for May 12.

April 29, 2016 Mood Walks trainers are prepared for 2016 sessions

The next batch of Mood Walks trainers are equipped any ready to lead.

April 28, 2016 Illumination of Peace Bridge, Niagara Falls, CN Tower reminder that it’s Mental Health Week (May 1-8)

Nearly 50 landmarks and business across southern Ontario will be lit green to provide the public with significant visual reminders that next week is Mental Health Week (May 1-8), an important time to talk openly about your mental health.

April 25, 2016 E-QIP coming to a city near you

E-QIP – the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project – is coming to a city near you. You are invited to join us.

Addictions Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) and CMHA Ontario are hosting eight meetings across the province to learn more about the regional differences as it relates to quality improvement work in the mental health and addictions sector. This will help us develop and design the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP).

April 21, 2016 Number of landmarks to shine green for Mental Health Week continues to grow

Peace Bridge web imageThe shine green movement is growing rapidly.

April 18, 2016 City of Thunder Bay recognizes CMHA Thunder Bay Board Chair

Michael LewkinMichael Lewkin, Chair of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Thunder Bay Branch Board of Directors, has been presented a Citizens of Exceptional Achievement award in the Spirit of Thunder Bay category.