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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.


Why patient data is vital if we want to transform mental health

Wondering “why research?” check out this blog post from MQ outlining 5 ways patient data can help improve mental health and save lives: https://www.mqmentalhealth.org/posts/patient-data-is-vital  

Canada Health Infoway + Kids Help Phone = Partners in supporting youth!

May 10, 2018 – Canada Health Infoway (an independent, federally funded, not-for-profit organization tasked with accelerating the adoption of digital health solutions) has teamed up with Kids Help Phone to facilitate their Crisis Text Line (currently being piloted in Manitoba) to other parts of Canada. Importantly, the text line is accessible through text message, meaning…

Congratulations to Clark Paul: Outstanding Senior

  The entire ACCESS Open Minds wishes heartfelt congratulations to Clark Paul of Eskasoni First Nation on receiving the Bell Let’s Talk Award for Outstanding Senior. This award is well-deserved, as he contributes greatly to his community and to the ongoing work of the Eskasoni Mental Health Services team, the eastern-most ACCESS Open Mind site….


ACCESS Open Minds Chatham-Kent: Grand Opening Oscars!

  The ACCESS Open Minds Chatham-Kent site has been identified as a Youth Wellness Hub Ontario site, and they will be holding the grand opening of their new youth space on Friday, June 1st at 3:00pm sharp. RSVP to klukings@cmhalambtonkent.ca.

Pre-conference session with Wisdom2Action: Engaging youth in health policy

May 28-31, 2018 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montréal, Québec: Public Health 2018 is the national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health…

Mental Health Week ++ with RIPAJ-Montréal

The RIPAJ-Montréal site team is putting on more than a week of events for Mental Health Week. Contact milena.access.ripaj@gmail.com to sign up for any of the events, or for more information.


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