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November 10, 2016 MOBYSS extends its reach after health minister’s visit

dsc05905Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott praised the concept and implementation of the province’s only mobile health clinic for young people during a Nov. 7 visit in Stouffville.

November 8, 2016 MCSCS to appoint independent advisor on corrections reform

The Minister of Community Safety and Corrections (MCSCS) will appoint an independent advisor on corrections reform Jan. 1.

November 8, 2016 Speakers needed for family caregiver engagement webinar series

Family Caregiver Community of Interest members are seeking organizations with track records of supporting family caregiver engagement within Ontario’s mental health and addictions system to participate in a series of webinars.

November 7, 2016 Counselling to come for jurors

Law gavel with reflection

A new Ontario government program aims to provide free telephone counselling to those serving jury duty starting in January.

November 7, 2016 CMHA Grey Bruce thanks community after securing finalist spot in national funding competition

thank-you-social-media-graphic-finalOWEN SOUND – Thanks to tremendous community support, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Grey Bruce branch now has a chance to secure some additional funding to enhance a flourishing program.

November 7, 2016 Youth flock to Ontario’s only mobile health/mental health clinic; Health Minister Jane Philpott tours MOBYSS today

Stouffville, ON – Since hitting the streets 18 months ago, Ontario’s first and only mobile health clinic for young people has saved at least three lives and is proving how desperately young people want access to mental health supports.

November 4, 2016 Province launches consultations on basic income pilot

The Ontario government is launching public consultations to explore key questions raised in a discussion paper about a basic income pilot project in Ontario.

November 2, 2016 Ontario opening dedicated mental health unit for incarcerated females

A first of its kind unit in Ontario intends to meet the unique needs of females in the correctional system with mental health issues.

October 28, 2016 CMHA Toronto seeks help to find a missing person

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Toronto Branch is looking for the public’s help to find a longtime client who has gone missing.

October 26, 2016 CEO, CMHA York Region and South Simcoe Branch, Receives Women Worth Watching Award

Newmarket – Rebecca Shields, chief executive officer of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) York Region and South Simcoe Branch, is the winner of a North American award that honours women who are leaders in their field.