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.
Leaders in Ontario’s mental health and addictions sector are pleased that Provincial and Territorial Health Ministers agree, Canada’s renegotiated Health Accord must provide a significant increase in funding for mental health and addictions services.
TORONTO – Leaders in Ontario’s mental health and addictions sector are urging the Provincial and Territorial Health Ministers to commit significant investment in mental health and addictions services – especially in the areas of supportive housing and structured psychotherapy – in Canada’s renegotiated Health Accord.
Ontario is currently coping with a health crisis related to opioids, specifically fentanyl, a drug that is reported to be 50 to 80 times stronger than morphine.
The unique food forest program of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Grey Bruce Branch is in the running for a national competition, with finalists eligible for up to $100,000.
The Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) is offering a free full-day quality improvement training program that will provide participants with an overview and practical applications of quality improvement methods, tools and techniques. The training, based on Health Quality Ontario & University of Toronto’s IDEAS program, has been adapted to relate to community mental health and addictions service providers.
On Thursday, October 20, 2016, CMHA Ontario and project partners will be participating in Health Quality Ontario’s annual conference by sharing work the organization has been involved with that is helping advance the quality agenda throughout the community mental health and addictions secto
The Ontario government reintroduced a bill designed to improve access and coordination challenges of the provincial health care system.
On Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, CMHA Ontario joined international mental health organizations to celebrate World Mental Health Day.