CMHA’s 65th Annual Mental Health Week is fast approaching (May 2-8). CMHA is once again asking Canadians to GET LOUD for mental health!
For Immediate Release
Wednesday February 3, 2016
Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of mental health during upcoming OHL games throughout the month of February.
A new study suggests a specific set of genes may cause the development of schizophrenia.
A new CMHA Ontario online training program to help recreation, sport and fitness organizations be more inclusive of people living with a mental health disability has been featured by Global News.
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 latest edition of Bell Let’s Talk took over the Twitterverse and airwaves on Jan. 27, and the one-day stigma-busting campaign didn’t disappoint. CMHA Ontario did its part join the discussion as well.
Syrian refugees arriving in Canada are at substantially higher risk than the general population for poor mental health due to their exposure to trauma, torture and violence. That’s why the Canadian Mental Health Association has introduced a number of initiatives to help ensure that refugees receive the mental health support they need.
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.