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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

January 13, 2017 ODSP mileage for medical transportation updated for first time in more than 16 years

The Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) has more than doubled mileage rates for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) recipients travelling for authorized medical treatments.

January 12, 2017 Ontario Hockey League Teams up with Teachers Life

Teachers Life becomes the Presenting Sponsor of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Talk Today Program as part of multi-year OHL partnership

The Ontario Hockey League in association with Teachers Life proudly announce the launch of a two-year partnership as Teachers Life becomes the Presenting Sponsor of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Talk Today Program in 16 OHL communities.

 

January 11, 2017 Manulife makes employee mental health a priority

CMHA congratulates Manulife for the company’s initiative in providing mental health support for its employees. As of January 1, 2017, Manulife employees will receive a mental health support benefit of up to $10,000 per person per year, including family members.

January 9, 2017 Make mental health and addictions a government budget priority

CMHA Ontario CEO Camille Quenneville is urging the Ontario government to make mental health a priority during the development of the 2017 provincial budget.

January 9, 2017 Join Sharing Together! Co-create an evidence priority agenda for mental health, substance use and addictions in Ontario.

Join EENet’s dialogue sessions, taking place across the province, to provide input on the evidence most needed to support you in your daily work and to navigate the  system. Sharing Together aims to identify priority evidence needs related to mental health, substance use, and addictions, in the areas of health promotion and prevention, early identification, treatment and recovery, and across the lifespan. Results of the in-person sessions, and an online survey, will be used to co-create an evidence priority agenda for Ontario.

January 5, 2017 Leveraging the OCAN for quality improvement; an E-QIP webinar

Registration is now open for the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project’s (E-QIP) next webinar, Using the OCAN for Improvement. The webinar will take place on January 25, 2017 from 12 to 1:15 pm and is intended for community mental health and addictions staff and volunteers interested in quality improvement.