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February 24, 2017 Mental health support programming available for aging caregivers in the GTA

Caregivers 55 and over are invited to register for one of several Living Life to the Full courses booked in Toronto this spring.

February 24, 2017 Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care hosting webinar on progress of implementing Patients First

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care will host a webinar on the implementation progress of Patients First: Action Plan for Health Care on Feb. 27. The session will be hosted by Dr. Bob Bell, Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Nancy Naylor, Associate Deputy Minister, Delivery and Implementation. A question-and-answer session follows.

February 21, 2017 National Day of Action on the overdose crisis aims to raise awareness of opioid related deaths

Local organizations held rallies in several cities across Canada as part of the first National Day of Action on the opiod overdose crisis.

February 21, 2017 CMHA’s 30 local branches endorse Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council’s Supportive Housing Strategy

To close the gap in supportive housing, Ontario needs to create at least 30,000 units of supportive housing over the 10 years.

February 16, 2017 Talk Today branches out with new awareness games

CMHA Sault Ste. Marie and CMHA Kenora led Talk Today into unchartered territory by helping host awareness games in post-secondary and high school environments.

February 16, 2017 Mood Walks Summit aims to grow program

Mood Walks Summit 2017Mood Walks is holding a one-day knowledge exchange and networking summit to explore connections between mental health, physical activity and being in nature.

February 14, 2017 Moving Forward on mental health and addictions

The Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council has identified youth, housing, quality and Indigenous partnerships as the four key areas of progress in 2016.

February 8, 2017 Supportive housing, psychotherapy, youth services get funding boost

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario commends the provincial government for its $140-million investment in mental health, while also recognizing the need for increased funding and enhanced services.

February 2, 2017 CMHA celebrates National Psychology Month

CMHA Ontario joins health professionals across the country to celebrate Psychology Month in February.

February 1, 2017 E-QIP visits Chigamik Community Health Centre to deliver QI training to staff

The Excellence through Quality Improvement Project team and two of the project’s quality improvement coaches provided a full-day adapted Introduction to IDEAS (Quality Improvement) training session with staff from various services and programs of Centre de santé communautaire CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre (CSC Chigamik CHC) on Jan. 31. Participants included physicians, mental health counsellors, addictions counsellors, intake workers, front desk staff and physiotherapists.