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CAMH launches mobile app to help people reduce or quit drinking

June 17, 2014

Excessive alcohol consumption is a major public health concern, leading to over 200 diseases and injuries. In May 2014, the World Health Organization released a report that showed Canadians drink more than the global average, with 23 per cent of drinkers engaging in binge drinking. Click here for the full article

Ontario university students competing in COU's annual IDeA awards

June 17, 2014

This contest has the potential to remove barriers for all people with disabilities.  Click here for the full story

Call for Abstracts

June 17, 2014

The CMHA Conference Committee invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at the “Strengthening Our Collective Voice” Conference in Calgary on October 22nd-24th, 2014.   Unfortunately the submission deadline was May 30th, 2014. However, the conference in Calgary still has spots available! CMHA 2014 Conference, Calgary, ON, October 22nd-24th, 2014, Calgary https://conference.cmha.ca/

June 17, 2014

CSP developed resource toolkits specifically highlighting certain populations. The toolkits contain statistics, warning signs, risk factors, protective factors, links, programs, and more. This resource is suitable for the general population. Click here to download the resource toolkits 

The Canadian Psychological Association releases new report on the effectiveness of psychological treatments.

June 17, 2014

The Canadian Psychological Association releases new report on the effectiveness of psychological treatments. Click here to read the full report Click here to read the report “The Efficacy and Effectiveness of Psychological Treatments”

Action Needed on Psychiatric Wait Times Say Psychiatrists

June 17, 2014

The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) is disappointed that the Wait Time Alliance Report released today highlights that, for the sixth consecutive year, no progress has been made in publicly releasing wait times for psychiatric care. Although tracking wait times in health is a provincial responsibility, the federal government, through the Mental Health Commission of Canada...

ACCESS Canada: The Douglas Institute at the heart of the future in youth care

June 17, 2014

Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill University announced that Dr. Ashok Malla and his team will be leading the ACCESS Canada project, a major Canada-wide, five year and $ 25 M initiative jointly funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Graham Boeckh Foundation (GBF).  Click here for the entire article

ACCESS Canada: The Douglas Institute at the heart of the future in youth care

June 17, 2014

Officially launched on Friday in Montreal, the ACCESS Canada project consists of a Canada-wide research network within the recently launched TRAM – Transformational Research in Adolescent Mental Health. Its goal is to use research evidence to bring about positive changes to the way we care for young people (age 11 to 25) with all forms of mental...

SOUND OFF: A Youth-led Initiative

May 23, 2014

TORONTO (January 29, 2014) Young people in Ontario now have a new way to voice their concerns and change the way mental health issues are dealt with in their communities. Last week the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario (SSO) launched SOUND OFF, a youth-led initiative aimed at empowering and mobilizing youth by collecting and sharing their opinions...

Call for Proposals: Universal Design in Post-Secondary Teaching

April 25, 2014

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is now seeking proposals for “Universal Design in Post-Secondary Teaching:  Reality or Utopia?”— A Symposium for Educators. This event will be held on November 9-10, 2014 on the UNB campus in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  For more information please click here.  
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