On Thursday, October 20, 2016, CMHA Ontario and project partners will be participating in Health Quality Ontario’s annual conference by sharing work the organization has been involved with that is helping advance the quality agenda throughout the community mental health and addictions secto
More than 200 CMHA staff from across the province gathered in Toronto this week to discuss quality improvement and mental health in Ontario.
A radio host dedicated to promoting wellness among his listeners and an organization that has provided pro-bono services to spread news about the positive work of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) have been honoured with this year’s CMHA Ontario media awards.
Ontario announced this week that it will be increasing financial assistance rates for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works. This is welcome news for people with lived experience of mental illnesses in the province, who constitute nearly 50% of ODSP recipients.
Health Quality Ontario has released an open call for volunteers to help form an advisory committee that will set quality standards for care provided to individuals living with schizophrenia within Ontario comminutes.
The Income Security Advocacy Centre and Aboriginal Legal Services challenged the current Medical Transportation policy on behalf of a recipient of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) on Sept. 19.
A one-of-a-kind partnership will see 180 varsity athletes, coaches, trainers and athletic staff at Sault College receive mental health and suicide awareness training this season.
Guelph Storm defenceman Garrett McFadden was in the news after speaking out about the importance of maintaining positive mental health.
CMHA Ontario and the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest have partnered to evaluate the Living Life to the Full for Caregivers 55+ project. This unique venture works to understand the impact of a mental health promotion program currently being delivered in Toronto in partnership with community agencies. The program, Living Life to the Full, is an 8-week course based on the principles of cognitive behaviour therapy. Also known as “12 hours that can change your life”, Living Life to the Full provides groups with skills and knowledge to cope with life’s challenges.