Toronto on new strategy focused on mental health, substance use

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Toronto – City of Toronto unveiled “Our Health, Our City: A Mental Health, Substance Use, Harm Reduction, and Treatment Strategy for Toronto.” This comprehensive strategy highlights the City’s dedication to mitigating substance use-related harms and fostering mental health and well-being for all residents of Toronto. The strategic release aligns with National Addictions Awareness Week, observed from November 19 to 25, focusing …

Helping Youth Connect to Mental Health Services in London-Middlesex

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New Youth Wellness Hub to Provide Evidence-Based Care in a Safe Environment Closer to Home LONDON — The Ontario government is making it faster and easier for young people to connect to mental health and substance use support by launching a new Youth Wellness Hub to serve London-Middlesex and surrounding areas. This is one of the eight new hubs the government …

Investing $8.5m to Canadian Red Cross to support mental health 

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Funding is part of a commitment of $100 million to support those most affected by COVID-19 Ottawa – As we recognize Mental Health Week 2023, we remain committed to promoting positive mental health for everyone, particularly individuals who were disproportionally impacted by the pandemic. Élisabeth Brière, Parliamentary Secretary to Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister …

National Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness Week: April 23-29  

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Ottawa – This week is National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week — a week to raise awareness about the critical need for more donors across the country. Every year, thousands of Canadians receive life-saving organ transplants, while thousands still wait, and hundreds die because not enough organs are available. It is also a time to celebrate the lives of …

Investing $1.28M to support youth experiencing eating disorders 

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Funding is part of a commitment of $100 million to support the mental health of those most affected by COVID-19 Halifax – The Government of Canada understands that mental health is health, and is working to ensure that all people in Canada, regardless of where they live, have access to the vital mental health supports they need. This includes young …

Investing $4m in Alliance for Healthier Communities to promote mental health

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Funding is part of a commitment of $100 million to support the mental health of those most affected by COVID-19 Toronto – The Government of Canada is committed to promoting positive mental health for everyone, particularly those who face disproportionate challenges because of discrimination, socio-economic status or social exclusion. Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister …