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.
Registration is open and spots are available for an upcoming conference that aims to support crisis workers and provide guidance to others willing to help.
Seniors’ Month is an important time to celebrate the valuable contributions they make in communities across Ontario and reflect on the way they are supported.
A free webinar series about refugee mental health is now available for viewing online at any time. CMHA Ontario launched the four-part series to enhance the capacity of the mental health and additions sector to support refugees. More than 600 participants took part in the four-part series in February, March, April and May 2016. Although the series was initially targeted at the mental health and addictions sector, participants came from many different fields – including settlement, broader health system, public education, child and youth services, community and social services and even individual private refugee sponsors – and found the sessions helpful.
Social media was buzzing over the latest Talk Today announcement.
A June 6 deadline to have physician-assisted dying legislation in place has raised tensions in the House of Commons.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) officially partnered on May 24, expanding the mental health and suicide-awareness program Talk Today.
CMHA Ontario is pleased to be working with the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) to improve the medical review process of the Ontario Disability Support Program.
The Excellence in Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) – a collaborative initiative of Addictions and Mental Health Ontario, CMHA Ontario, and Health Quality Ontario – has held five regional workshops across Ontario and there are several common themes starting to emerge.