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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.

October 24, 2016 Unique local program in the running for national competition; CMHA asks community to mobilize as voting enters final week

OWEN SOUND – With just days to go, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Grey Bruce branch is closing in on a finalist spot for a national funding competition. Now, the CMHA needs your help for one last push to get there.

October 19, 2016 CMHA Ontario pleased mental health on feds' agenda

CMHA Ontario lauds the efforts of federal health minister Jane Philpott for wanting to put a focus on mental health.

October 19, 2016 MCSCS announces overhaul of segregation practices

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) announced its plan this week to overhaul the use of segregation practices in Ontario jails, following the initiation of a 2015 review.