(Toronto, May 31, 2019) – There’s a greater need to collect race-based data in the justice system and use it to help racialized individuals access mental heath court diversion and other support services, according to a new report led by Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division. Racialized Populations and Mental Health Court Diversion was developed […]Continue readingNew report aims to improve mental health court diversion for racialized populations
Canadian Mental Health Association calls for new mental health promotion strategy to get out in front of mental illness. TORONTO (ONTARIO) May 6, 2019 – To mark its 68th annual Mental Health Week, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) calls for a national mental health promotion strategy to help shore up Canadians’ mental health in […]Continue readingSchools teach music, math and coding—why not empathy, tenacity and self-esteem?
In a newly released policy paper, the Canadian Mental Health Association is calling on Ottawa to create new legislation to address unmet mental health needs and bring mental health care spending into balance with physical health care. Mental Health in the Balance: Ending the Health Care Disparity in Canada, suggests that 85 per cent of […]Continue readingOver half of Canadians consider anxiety and depression ‘epidemic’
The pre-budget submission from Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario asks the provincial government for appropriate investment in three key areas: Affordable Housing Income Security, Access to Education And Employment Supports Increasing Access to a Core Basket of Services Investments in these key areas align with the strategic pillars of the second phase of Open Minds, […]Continue readingThe need for more housing is a cornerstone of CMHA Ontario’s Pre-budget Submission