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A new survey shows an increase in psychological distress in Ontario’s students. The 2017 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health (OSDUHS) Mental Health and Well-being Report reveals that psychological distress – which refers to symptoms of anxiety or depression – has been rising steadily among all Ontario students in Grades 7 to 12 since it […]Continue readingNew report reveals status of student mental health in Ontario
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Are you a new mom? Just starting post-secondary school? Recovering from drug or alcohol addiction? Recently lost your job? Going through a divorce? Dealing with chronic pain or a chronic illness? Suffering from the loss of a loved one? This list goes on and on of the types of situations people find themselves in that […]Continue readingFree provincial program now available to help manage depression and anxiety
We are so thankful to the Oakville Masters Swim Club for choosing us as beneficiary of their recent Charity Swim. Watch the story from CHCH Morning Live, “Swimming For a Cause”.Continue readingThanks to the Oakville Masters Swim Club
On March 2, Burlington MPP Eleanor McMahon was at Joseph Brant Hospital to announce the Liberal government’s investment in the hospital’s new Prioritizing Health through Acute Stabilization and Transition (PHAST) program. CMHA-HRB is affiliated with PHAST along with the Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK) and Halton Alcohol Drug and Gambling Assessment Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT). Read more […]Continue reading“Supporting people and families in urgent need”: The PHAST Program
A new report by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario Division offers the provincial government wide-ranging recommendations to reduce the health risks and harms associated with the legalization and regulation of cannabis. The report, released today, was created for the Ontario government as the province considers the federal plan to legalize cannabis by July […]Continue readingCannabis legislation should increase mental health funding, educate youth and promote zero tolerance in cars
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario commends the provincial government for its $140-million investment in mental health, while also recognizing the need for increased funding and enhanced services. The Ontario government has committed to investing $140 million over three years – and an additional $50 million over each of the following three years – in […]Continue readingSupportive housing, psychotherapy, youth services get funding boost