Regulating police collection of personal information is the main emphasis of the Ontario government’s incoming police street checks regulations.
Wood Green Community Services, Toronto Central CCAC, and Toronto Central LHIN have launched a single telephone line that streamlines access to community, homecare and crisis services for seniors, their caregivers and healthcare providers.
The Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) has opened registration for winter sessions of the Introduction to IDEAS quality improvement training program.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario applauds the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) in hiring an additional 239 staff to increase supports for inmates with significant challenges related to long-term segregation. This includes: 22 mental health nurses, 22 social workers, 22 nurses, 24 correctional officers, 32 recreational staff and eight psychologists, in addition to 46 institutional managers and other program staff.
Although anxiety, depression, and loneliness may occur anytime during the year, the stress of the holidays can amplify these feelings. For those coping with mental health issues, the holidays can be a daunting, overwhelming challenge every year. That’s why CMHA Ontario offers support and information to people affected by mental health issues – so no one needs to feel alone in their struggle.
CMHA Ontario is pleased the provincial government is examining the feasibility of the Basic Income Pilot Project, but believes mental health and addictions sector must be a key contributor in the discussion.
The provincial government passed legislation aimed at improving access to and coordination of health services for Ontarians on Dec. 7.
CMHA Grey Bruce earned the big prize and its food forest will continue to blossom as a result.
CMHA Ontario, along with 21 other groups, has signed a letter addressed to Premier Kathleen Wynne asking for a provincial education accessibility standard.
The Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (OCDPA), a coalition of more than 20 health-related organizations, has launched a multi-year initiative to capture, track and compare risk factors for chronic disease in Ontario.