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A national research network connecting youth, families and carers, researchers, service providers and policy makers to improve youth mental health care in Canada.


Scaling up: Aklavik joins the ACCESS OM family

It has been more than 2 years since ACCESS OM has been part of the transformation of youth mental health services in the small community of Ulukhaktok in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories. Building on the success of the project there, the IRC has decided to begin scaling up the project to include a second community called Aklavik….

ACCESS OM Winter 2019 Newsletter

 For those who still aren’t subscribed to our newsletter: 1- What are you waiting for? Click here to learn more about ACCESS OM and receive some of the best content your inbox has ever seen! 2- In the meantime, here is a link to our brand new Winter 2019 newsletter– enjoy!  

In the news- the DLL Launch!

December 7th was an important one for ACCESS Open Minds as it marked the launch of the ACCESS Open Minds Dorval-Lachine-LaSalle space. This event brought together the site team, youth, family and carers, service providers, community members, researchers, policy makers and funders- all there to celebrate the launch of a great space which will contribute to the…

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Video Game Time Machine Charity Event at ACCESS OM Chatham-Kent

Calling all youth in Chatham-Kent! Check out this event at ACCESS Open Minds on December 21 from 6-9pm:  

Montréal Walks for Mental Health – Sunday, October 14

Members of the ACCESS Open Minds network will be joining forces with MONTRÉAL WALKS in their 10th annual Walk for Mental Health, taking place on Sunday, October 14th at Place Emilie-Gamelin (next to Berri-UQAM metro), starting at 11:00am. The foundation’s mission is to increase public awareness about mental health and eliminate stigma and discrimination towards people…

SickKids Inaugural Mindfulness Research Symposium

Date: September 20, 2018 Location: PGCRL Gallery, Toronto, ON   SickKids is holding the Inaugural Mindfulness Research Symposium in September. Open to the public, the event is dedicated to sharing the research of mindfulness applications, approaches and methodologies, and the impact mindfulness has on health outcomes.   For more information, visit http://www.sickkids.ca/eventlistings/2018/mindfulness-research-symposium.html


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