Mental Health

March 26, 2014
Montreal police receive around 140 calls a day involving the homeless or people with mental health issues, and the service needs more help in dealing with these cases, said Montreal police chief Marc...
Keywords: Article , Mental Health, Québec
March 14, 2014
For refugees, starting over just got easier as the provincial government has promised settlement service agencies in British Columbia it will pick up funding for refugee mental health services that...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, British Columbia
February 21, 2014
The Tyee recently published an article concerning federal funding cuts to mental health refugee agencies. In six weeks, refugees arriving in British Columbia will no longer receive free help to cope...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, British Columbia
August 7, 2013
Throughout the winter and spring of 2013, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) conducted wide-ranging consultations to gather input on Canadians’ views on the social determinants of health. Public...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Mental Health, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
February 28, 2012
OneinFive.ca, was created by the Dalhousie University Department of Psychiatry, seeks to create awareness of the prevalence of mental illness and provide information and resources for individuals and...
Keywords: Online Resource , anxiety, dementia, Health, Mental Health, mental illness, suicide, Nova Scotia, Organizations
January 16, 2012
BC Coalition of People with Disabilities' Robin Loxton has written an article in Visions: BC's Mental Health and Addictions Journal on the various benefits available to people who are on Persons with...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Mental Health, Welfare, British Columbia
June 15, 2011
In London, Ontario, discharges from psychiatric wards to shelters or NFA occurred 194 times per year. This discovery led to the creation of a pilot project that provided immediate access to a housing...
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, Housing, Mental Health, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 1, 2011
HomeComing Community Choice Coalition promotes the rights of people with mental illness to live where they choose.
Keywords: Online Resource , Housing, Mental Health, supportive housing, Ontario, Organizations
May 30, 2011
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) is working with Woodlands School survivors for their struggle for justice and compensation. Woodlands School was a provincial residential...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Disability, Mental Health, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
May 30, 2011
The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the Justice System website provides a resource for justice system professionals and others working to understand Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, fetal alcohol, Legal Research, Mental Health, Ontario, Organizations
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