New national survey from the Canadian Mental Health Association and UBC exposes troubling pandemic mental health vulnerabilities across various groups The pandemic has caused intense stress and disruption for all people in Canada, and is causing pronounced mental health concerns, including suicidal thoughts and feelings, in various subgroups of the population, including parents, those with existing mental illness […]Continue readingWarning signs: more Canadians thinking about suicide during pandemic
On October 9, 2019, the Hamilton Health Team (HHT) reached an important milestone with the submission of its full application to the Ministry of Health toward becoming a designated Ontario Health Team. Ontario Health Teams are intended to create a seamless and integrated care experience for individuals throughout the province. The HHT is co-chaired by […]Continue readingHamilton Health Team builds on success of local partnerships
Canadian Mental Health Association – Hamilton Branch calls for new mental health promotion strategy to get out in front of mental illness. To mark its 68th annual Mental Health Week, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) calls for a national mental health promotion strategy to help shore up Canadians’ mental health in the face of […]Continue readingSchools teach music, math and coding—why not empathy, tenacity and self-esteem?