A June 21 decision by the provincial and federal governments to invest $640 million over the next two years in affordable housing could help address a major concern in Ontario.
A new walk-in style service model has been launched to address gaps in youth mental health care.
Last week, the Government of Ontario announced significant changes to the Customer Service Standard of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As of July 1, 2016, private sector and non-profit organizations with 20 to 49 employees will still be required to submit accessibility compliance reports but will no longer be required to develop a documented accessible customer service policy
The provincial government announced it is revamping its housing, children and correctional services portfolios as part of a June 13 cabinet shuffle.
Many people know some way to accommodate an individual living with a physical disability. But would they know how to accommodate someone living with a mental health disability?
The national spotlight was on the community of Woodstock, Ont., this past week after news that five young people had died by suicide since February. As a result, students from local schools walked out of class on Tuesday, June 7 to call attention to the issue.
Registration is now open for the Mental Health For All Conference, an industry-wide event to be held on Sept. 29 and 30 which aims to benefit individuals and organizations across the mental health, mental illness and addiction sectors.
Health Quality Ontario released a new report Connecting the Dots for Patients, which explores family doctors’ views on coordinating care for their patients with home care, community services, hospitals and specialists in Ontario.
The mental health system continues to be severely underfunded in Attawapiskat in the wake of a suicide epidemic, a member recently said in the Ontario legislature.
Medical assistance in dying is now legal in Canada, despite there being no legislation or regulations in place.