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Provincial News

January 31, 2017 Call for Abstracts: Provincial HSJCC Conference

The Provincial Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee (HSJCC) invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at their 2017 Conference “Walking the Path…Finding the Way to Wellness” taking place November 20-22 in Toronto.

January 27, 2017 E-QIP delivers training sessions for change ideas generation

The Excellence Through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) coaches were out in Toronto and Sudbury on Jan. 24 and 26 to help participants generate change ideas and measure the impact of quality improvement efforts.

January 26, 2017 New carding regulations in effect in Ontario

New police street checks regulations in Ontario have increased restrictions on when officers can ask for identification from those they are questioning.

January 25, 2017 CMHA Ontario releases Health Equity Impact Assessment Mental Health and Addictions Tip Sheet

CMHA Ontario recognizes that equity issues in mental health have a significant and often negative impact on the people, communities and health system of Ontario. To help, CMHA Ontario is pleased to launch the HEIA Mental Health and Addictions Tip Sheet, which focuses specifically on how the Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) tool can be applied to consider equity issues related to serving clients with mental health and addiction issues.

January 23, 2017 Call for Abstracts: CWSO Conference

The Crisis Workers Society of Ontario is pleased to announce its 2017 Conference to be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Hamilton, Ontario on June 14, 15 & 16, 2017. Attended by over 300 delegates, this conference aims to deliver important and dynamic information, as well as offer an excellent networking opportunity to all participants.

January 23, 2017 What does Cognitive Adaptation Training (CAT) have to do with Occupational Therapy?

Living with schizophrenia involves having a complex disorder often characterized by deficits in cognition as a core symptom. These cognitive impairments have been associated with difficulties in community functioning, including engagement in activities of daily living, occupational functioning, and social relationships.

January 23, 2017 E-QIP presents: FREE Design Thinking training

Community mental health and addictions agencies and persons with lived experience of mental health and/or addictions services are invited to a free full-day training session on Feb. 15.

January 18, 2017 CMHA Ontario’s pre-budget submission highlights need for increased investments in mental health and addictions

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.

January 9, 2017 Make mental health and addictions a government budget priority

CMHA Ontario CEO Camille Quenneville is urging the Ontario government to make mental health a priority during the development of the 2017 provincial budget.

January 9, 2017 Join Sharing Together! Co-create an evidence priority agenda for mental health, substance use and addictions in Ontario.

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.