News

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

May 25, 2018

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  

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

May 18, 2018

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…

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Congratulations to Clark Paul: Outstanding Senior

May 14, 2018

  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….

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ACCESS Open Minds Network comes together for 2018 Network Meeting

May 9, 2018

April 29 – May 2, 2018 (Montréal, Québec): One hundred and sixty youth, family members and carers, service providers, policy makers, and researchers from communities across Canada attended a 3-day networking event at the Centre Sheraton in Montréal, as part of the 3rd ACCESS Open Minds Network Meeting. Teams from 14 diverse communities, from coast…

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Hope in the Darkness: National Walk for Youth Mental Health

May 8, 2018

The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health is currently taking place, with Anishinaabe police officer, Kevin Redsky, who is originally from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation in northern Ontario, lacing up his shoes and walking across Canada to raise awareness about Indigenous youth mental health. He and his group started on the east…

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Events

ACCESS Open Minds Chatham-Kent: Grand Opening Oscars!

May 14, 2018

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

May 9, 2018

Mental Health Week ++ with RIPAJ-Montréal

May 7, 2018

3rd ACCESS OM Network Meeting: April 30 – May 2, 2018

April 25, 2018

Vancouver: Mental Health and Well-Being in the Workplace

April 17, 2018

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