Minding Our Bodies was a multi-year project (2008-2013) to increase capacity within the community mental health system in Ontario to promote physical activity and healthy eating for people with serious mental illness to support recovery. Our provincial mental and physical health promotion program served as an “incubator” to help mental health service providers in Ontario, […]Continue readingMinding Our Bodies: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Mental Health
Mood Walks is a province-wide initiative that promotes physical activity in nature, or “green exercise,” as a way to improve both physical and mental health. Led by CMHA Ontario, in partnership with Hike Ontario and Conservation Ontario, Mood Walks provides training for community agencies to launch educational hiking programs.Continue readingMood Walks
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The Ontario After School Collaborative works together to advance the abilities of community-based providers to develop and deliver quality after school programs that enhance the health and well-being of children and youth. Supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and the Public Health Agency of Canada, the organizations that make up the After […]Continue readingStrengthening Children’s Mental Health
Talk Today is one of the most comprehensive mental health programs for amateur sports in Canada. Its aim is to promote the mental health of young athletes and to spread awareness about the benefits of positive mental health throughout communities across the country.Continue readingTalk Today
Funded by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS), this CMHA Ontario project was aligned with Ontario’s Moving on Mental Health (2012) plan to strengthen the mental health system, delivering what children and youth need, when they need it, and as close to home as possible. The main goal of the Working with Children and […]Continue readingWorking with Children and Youth with Complex Mental Health Needs: An Integrated Training Project