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New policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions

June 26, 2014

People with mental health disabilities or addictions have faced considerable and longstanding discrimination, stigmatization and social exclusion in Canada and across the world. In recognition of this, the Supreme Court...

Vancouver to Host International Mental Health Leadership Conference in 2015

June 20, 2014

OTTAWA – The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) was proud to participate in the ninth annual International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) Conference – a gathering of global health...

Toronto hospital launching project for youth mental health services

June 19, 2014

TORONTO – She searched the continent for help for her daughter suffering from anorexia nervosa and bulimia, but mom Jacqui wasn’t having any luck. There were “incredible” wait times of up...

New Human Rights Policy Examines Mental Health Disabilities and Addictions

June 17, 2014

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, OHRC Chief Commissioner Barbara Hall will release the Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions. The Policy offers guidance on how to assess, handle and...

Patricia O'Connor Receives Canadian College of Health Leaders Nursing Leadership Award

June 17, 2014

“Ms. O’Connor has consistently demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to quality improvement,” saidMaureen O’Neil, President of CFHI, which nominated Ms. O’Connor for the award. “Through her continued involvement with CFHI’s...

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...

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...

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....

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...
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