On July 18, 2019, the Hamilton Health Team was invited by the Ministry of Health to move forward immediately in the process and submit a full application to create an Ontario Health Team (OHT). The team’s initial submission was selected amongst a group of over 150 other applicants from communities across Ontario. The application and […]Continue readingHamilton Health Team Status Update!
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