EXCERPT Canadians from coast to coast will join the conversation again this year to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness. Bell’s annual Bell Let’s Talk Day campaign encourages people to start the conversation about mental health with friends, family and co-workers, recognizing that simply talking has a […]Continue readingHelp CMHA support Bell Let’s Talk Day!
EXCERPT Increased funding for community mental health and addictions services, more resources to help data collection and quality improvement in the sector, and an increase in supportive housing stock were the CMHA Ontario’s key asks in this year’s provincial pre-budget submission. The request was made at the Ontario’s government’s first […]Continue readingCMHA Ontario requests more resources from Minister of Finance
The latest edition of Bell Let’s Talk took over the Twitterverse and airwaves on Jan. 27, and the one-day stigma-busting campaign didn’t disappoint. CMHA Ontario did its part join the discussion as well. CMHA Ontario CEO Camille Quenneville spoke highly of the Bell campaign in CBC.ca article. She also used […]Continue readingBell Let’s Talk gets people talking
Canadians overwhelmingly support more funding for mental health, mental illness and addiction Ottawa, ON, June 3, 2015 – On the heels of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) successful 64th annual Mental Health Week campaign – where Canadians were encouraged to take action to reduce discrimination and stigma and demand more and better access to […]Continue readingCMHA announces results of Nanos Research survey on mental health funding
“Being mentally ill shouldn’t result in death, especially by law enforcement officers,” said Steve Lurie, executive director of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Toronto branch. “Were there ways of intervening rather than shooting to kill?” Lurie said this latest case brings up many of the same issues raised all too often in the past. Toronto had three inquests last year and […]Continue readingSteve Lurie quoted by CBC on police shootings