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Fall 2007: Money

September 17, 2007


IN THIS ISSUE: Editorial: Income, Health and Policy – Out of Pocket – Redesigning the ODSP Maze – Talking Pictures – Family Business – Working Well – Cheques and Balances – The Gold Standard.


Vol. 23, No. 2


Income, Health, and Policy

Out of Pocket

In our publicly funded health care system, many of the resources people use in their recovery from mental illness are paid for out of their own pockets

Redesigning the ODSP Maze

The ODSP Action Coalition works with the government to improve accessibility to Ontario’s support program for people with disabilities

Talking Pictures

In late 2006, eight consumer/survivors took part in a CMHA, Thunder Bay Branch project to record, in pictures and words, their experiences of mental illness and journeys of recovery

Family Business

When your partner’s mania leads to reckless spending, what steps can you take to keep your finances in order?

Working Well

An award-winning vocational rehabilitation program at CMHA, Durham Region Branch trains clients to work toward their goals

Cheques and Balances

The Bridges Voluntary Trusteeship Service at CMHA, Nipissing Regional Branch helps clients learn to manage their finances and keep their housing

The Gold Standard

Income is a key determinant of children’s mental health

Re: Cover
Lucie Desmarais, Panier Chocolat (pastel on cardboard).
Reproduced by permission. This work appeared in Mindscapes | Images en tête, an exhibit at the National Gallery of Canada, May 6-30, 2004 (

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