CMHA Hamilton joins individuals and organizations worldwide to commemorate the Trangender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. These acts of violence are due to stigma and discrimination against their identity and community. Individuals who identify […]Continue readingCMHA commemorates Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 13, 2019 Ontario has now reached several important milestones in our journey to build a connected and coordinated public health care system that starts and ends with the patient. Transfer Notices Issued As announced earlier this year, we are integrating multiple provincial agencies into one agency, Ontario Health. As the next step in the […]Continue readingConnected Care Update
The Ontario government will begin enforcing a ban on the promotion of vapour products in convenience stores and gas stations effective Jan. 1, 2020, health minister Christine Elliott announced Friday. In January, the promotion of vapour products will only be permitted in specialty vape stores and cannabis retail outlets accessible by individuals aged 19 and […]Continue readingCMHA Ontario welcomes new restrictions on promotion of vaping products
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
Earlier this year, the MOHLTC announced plans to make changes to the current health care system. The Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch has been involved in discussions specific to potential systems changes to improve care for individuals experiencing mental health and substance use issues. We joined with key community and hospital partners, and together […]Continue readingOntario Health Teams (OHT): New Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) Plan to Better Connect the Health Care System
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?
CMHA National is pleased to unveil the closing project of CMHA’s 100th anniversary year – a historical video that tells the story of our organization’s first century. It is not just your average “commercial,” the 2-minute video is a simply told “about us” piece that shows how CMHA came to be and the role we […]Continue readingCMHA video: 100 Years at the Forefront
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