Summer/Fall 2004: Diverse Communities
Bridging Gaps in Mental Health Care.
IN THIS ISSUE: Interview with Dr. Marie Bountrogianni – Quilt of Honour – The Healing Dance – The Homeless Maze – HIV/AIDS and Mental Illness – Connecting with the Deaf Community - Found in Translation.
Dr. Marie Bountrogianni’s community roots and career in psychology were good preparation for her twin portfolio in the new provincial government<
Advocating for children’s mental health
Helping Aboriginal communities recover from the trauma of residential schools
Cornerstone Community Association helps dispel myths and misconceptions about homelessness
The Canadian Hearing Society’s CONNECT program reaches out to Ontarians with hearing loss and mental health problems
Cross-cultural initiatives at CMHA Toronto create culturally competent mental health services
Support workers at McEwan House and researchers with the Adding Life to Years project share a common goal — breaking down the silos in community health care
Jennifer Osborn, Immigrant Song (mixed media, 12” x 12”). Reproduced by permission. A consumer and a young woman of considerable artistic talent, Osborn created the original artwork for the Emerging into Light logo, a symbol of courage, resilience and recovery. She is currently studying art at the Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in Oakville, Ontario.