As of April 1, the federal government will be restoring refugee health care to its pre-2012 status via the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP).
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division is disappointed with the lack of new investment in mental health and addictions. Thousands of Ontarians are forced to continue waiting for vital supportive housing and mental health and addictions services.
The following is a statement from Camille Quenneville, CEO of Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario in reaction to today’s provincial budget.
The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) is exploring whether the definition of racial profiling should be broadened or altered.
New proposed legislation will result in faster access to treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for first responders in Ontario.
A new report notes that child homelessness must not be seen in isolation of family homelessness, as homeless children are often connected with a parent or other caregiver. It is important to understand the experiences of the adult caregivers in these children’s lives, as addictions, mental and physical health issues, poverty, intimate partner violence and other challenges play a significant role for many of the families experiencing homelessness.
A comprehensive study published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine presents the prevalence of problematic alcohol use and mental health issues in the legal profession.
CMHA Peel and the Caledon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) announced the expansion of the 24.7 Crisis Support Peel Team into Caledon, Ont., on Feb. 17.
A recent story out of London, England reported police officers’ frustration in finding an appropriate and secure mental health facility for a man in the midst of a mental health crisis.
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.