News from Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development, and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.More information
The Refugee Mental Health Project aims to build settlement, social, and health service providers' knowledge and skills regarding refugee mental health.
Fostering an Inclusive Shelter Environment for LGBTQ2S Youth is Toronto's first training program to help stop the violence and discrimination many LGBTQ youth experience in shelters.
These CAMH courses are intended to enhance service providers' knowledge, communication, comfort, and cultural competence when working with refugee clients.
When: January 25 - February 21, 2016, self-directed course
The course is suitable for settlement workers and social service providers who directly support immigrant and refugees as part of their client population and who work within the province of Ontario.
In this blog posting from CAMH - Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, mental health consumer advocate Lucy Costa explains why the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) policy on mental health and human rights is an important step forward and provides a history of legislative gains in this area.
This author argues that all mental health services need to be trauma-informed, and there needs to be much more counselling and therapy for survivors of trauma for both men and women.
When: Tuesday, October 22nd from 4 – 6 pm
Where:1001 Queen St. W, Toronto, Training Room A
RSVP: Please RSVP at email@example.com or 416-535-8501 ext. 33013, or visit https://pdals.wordpress.com/2013/09/26/license-suspension-discussion/
Have you had your driver’s license suspended because of a mental health disability or addiction? Do you know how to appeal a suspension? Have you experienced discrimination? The Empowerment Council would like to learn more about the experience of service users and driver’s license suspensions. We will also talk to you about a case going before the Human Rights Tribunal. Please join them on Tuesday, October 22nd from 4 – 6 pm at 1001 Queen St. W, Training Room A. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-535-8501 ext. 33013, or visit http://pdals.wordpress.com/2013/09/26/license-suspension-discussion/
This is a webinar series for the Refugee Mental Health Community of Practice (CoP) members, on topics related to refugee mental health.
Date Monday, February 25, 2013
Time 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Place 290 Adelaide St. E., Toronto
Contact Please contact Daniella Ceci at 416.415.5000, ext 3539 or send an email to email@example.com. Full conference details available at www.georgebrown.ca/mental-health-conference.
This one-day conference will address the workplace environment: how employers and employees can contribute to a psychologically healthy work life.
A notice from The Empowerment Council has information about how to make a claim for money from the settlement of a lawsuit brought on behalf of Canadian patients who used the antipsychotic Zyprexa (olanzapine) prior to June 6, 2007.