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January 26, 2017 CMHA Ottawa housing program making a difference

As a proponent of a “housing first” approach, CMHA Ottawa has a long history of providing support to help chronically homeless people find a safe place to live in order to aid in their recovery of mental health issues.

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 24, 2017 Bell Let’s Talk Day supports mental health

Canadians across the country joined together on social media to text, talk and tweet about mental health for the 7th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 25, 2017.

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 16, 2017 Coping with the winter blues

With the holidays over and the grey winter weather setting in, some Canadians may notice a shift in mood and energy.

January 15, 2017 Registration is open for Mood Walks Summit 2017!

Rattray Marsh BridgeMood Walks presents a one-day knowledge exchange and networking summit to share the exciting strides taken over the past year implementing hiking programs across the province for youth living with mental health challenges.

Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Sunday, February 26, 2017
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Cost: $25 (Students $10)
Includes breakfast and lunch

Space is limited. To register:
http://moodwalkssummit2017.eventbrite.ca