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February 17, 2016 CMHA meets with Federal Health Minister

Dr. Jane Philpott (Minister of Health), CMHA Toronto ED Steve Lurie, and CMHA National Acting CEO Andrew Jones.Last week, CMHA’s acting national CEO, Andrew Jones, and CMHA Toronto’s Executive Director, Steve Lurie, met with the federal Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Philpott.

February 12, 2016 Ministry of Community Safety launches consultations for a Safer Ontario

Ontario recently announced that it will begin public consultations across the province to help develop the Strategy for a Safer Ontario, a new framework which aims to promote a collaborative approach to community safety and well-being.

February 11, 2016 Sudbury police officer assists individual in crisis

A Sudbury police officer recognized a woman was having a mental health crisis and de-escalated the situation using CMHA-approved techniques.

February 10, 2016 StatsCan: More than one in ten Canadians reported unmet health needs in 2014

More than three million Canadians reported that they did not receive health care when they felt it was needed, according to a new fact sheet released by StatsCan.

February 8, 2016 Improving the Medical Review Process for ODSP clients

The Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) has announced major changes to the medical review process for people receiving Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) benefits.

February 8, 2016 Help develop a new Data and Performance Measurement Scorecard for mental health and addictions in Ontario

OntLeadCouncilImage_smallThe province is seeking feedback to measure how the mental health and addictions system is performing and understand areas of improvement.

February 4, 2016 Get Loud for CMHA’s 65th Annual Mental Health Week

Get LoudCMHA’s 65th Annual Mental Health Week is fast approaching (May 2-8). CMHA is once again asking Canadians to GET LOUD for mental health!

February 3, 2016 OHL and CMHA Ontario team up this month to raise awareness about mental health

Talk TodayThe 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.

February 3, 2016 New schizophrenia study holds promise

A new study suggests a specific set of genes may cause the development of schizophrenia.

February 2, 2016 Enabling Minds receives media boost

Tweet positive examples of #abetterserveA 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.