Mental Health

Marking National Addictions Awareness Week

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Focus on Youth Substance Abuse Prevention From November 17–21, 2014, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) will join health and addiction organizations across the country in marking National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW), placing a particular emphasis in 2014 on substance abuse prevention among young people. Led nationally by CCSA, NAAW brings attention to the critical issues associated with alcohol- ... Read More »

WORKMAN ARTS &RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE MODERATORS AND PANELISTS*

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TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX: NOVEMBER 10 – 15, 2014 http://www.rendezvouswithmadness.com The first and largest mental health film festival in the world, Rendezvous with Madness (RWM), presented by Workman Arts (WA), returns to the TIFF Bell Lightbox from November 10 – 15 for its 22nd edition. The six-day festival showcases over 20 programs of feature and short films, Snoozeland – a multi-media installation ... Read More »

Hackathought: a Hack for Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

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The GTA is home to over 300,000 post-secondary students, all of whom face varying degrees of stress and strain as they pursue career and learning objectives. Attending school in Canada’s largest city can be challenging because Toronto can be an expensive, lonely, overwhelming place. To help support students, Thought Spot, an online map of crowdsourced mental health resources – created ... Read More »

Capacity doubled at Ontario’s only psychiatric emergency department

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“The CAMH Emergency Department is Ontario’s only 24/7 psychiatric emergency department for treating people in mental health or addiction crisis. (CNW Group/Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)”. Transformation driven by Breakthrough Campaign donors alongside Ministry support TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ – With increasing demand on Ontario’s only psychiatric emergency department, CAMH has improved and doubled the space available for ... Read More »

It’s Time to ACT!ON Mental Health

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CAMIMH asks Parliamentarians to Make Canada’s Mental Health a PriorityOTTAWA, October 7th, 2014— Members from the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) are joined today by the Faces of Mental Illness to advocate for changes to the way mental health is addressed within the federal framework. The annual Faces campaign aims to get people talking about mental ... Read More »

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day: Talk, text and tweet all day long to support Canada’s mental health!

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Clara Hughes invites you to join the nationwide conversation about mental health Bell will donate 5¢ for each of your texts, calls and tweets – adding to the $62,043,289.30 Bell has already committed to Canadian mental health programs Watch Clara drop the puck at tonight’s Hockey Talks Toronto Maple Leafs game Learn more and download the conversation toolkit at Bell.ca/LetsTalk MONTREAL, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – Today ... Read More »