Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division is disappointed with the lack of new investment in mental health and addictions. Thousands of Ontarians are forced to continue waiting for vital supportive housing and mental health and addictions services.
The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) is exploring whether the definition of racial profiling should be broadened or altered.
CMHA Peel and the Caledon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) announced the expansion of the 24.7 Crisis Support Peel Team into Caledon, Ont., on Feb. 17.
A Sudbury police officer recognized a woman was having a mental health crisis and de-escalated the situation using CMHA-approved techniques.
A recent report has presented a list of ideas and recommendations to improve support for vulnerable tenants in Toronto, including those with lived experience of mental health.
On February 1, 2016, the Ontario Ministry of Labour announced a number of new initiatives to help prevent or mitigate PTSD among first responders such as police, firefighters and paramedics.
The Law Commission of Ontario, Ontario’s independent law reform agency, is seeking feedback on its draft recommendations on reforming Ontario law, policy and practice related to legal capacity, decision-making and guardianship.
In the wake of the attempted murder conviction of Toronto police Const. James Forcillo, CMHA Ontario continues its call to improve police interactions with people experiencing a crisis.
Eighty participants tuned in to a webinar on Dec. 7 to learn about a successful court discharge protocol implemented at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre (OCDC) and co-developed by CMHA Champlain East.