News

In the Spotlight: Charles-Albert and Yvonne

May 23, 2019

Our very own Yvonne (AFC council president) and Charles-Albert (and National Youth Council member) had the opportunity to attend this year’s Journées annuelles de santé mentale (JASM) conference held May 7-8th. Goals of JASM included bringing together key stakeholders interested in the mental health field to mobilize them around common objectives, and sensitizing attendees to…

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ACCESS Open Minds Peer Support Webinar

May 22, 2019

*Drum roll* for our first ever external webinar. Members from the ACCESS OM network will share their expertise and experience of peer support: from youth and family peer support, integrating peer support into clinical teams, online peer support and research findings. Our guest speakers are Gina Dimitropoulos, Karen Pinkoski, Lee Thomas, Alicia Raimundo and Nancy Milliea….

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In the Spotlight: Alyssa Frampton

April 16, 2019

Earlier last month, Alyssa from the ACCESS Open Minds National Youth Council presented at the Crossroads Interdisciplinary Health Research Conference – a national, student-led health and wellness research. Her poster talked about how the youth council is facilitating youth engagement in this research project- click here to see full poster! Here is what she took away…

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Scaling up: Aklavik joins the ACCESS OM family

March 7, 2019

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….

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ACCESS OM Winter 2019 Newsletter

February 13, 2019

 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!  

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Events

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

December 10, 2018

Montréal Walks for Mental Health – Sunday, October 14

September 10, 2018

SickKids Inaugural Mindfulness Research Symposium

September 4, 2018

10th New Brunswick Health Research Conference

August 29, 2018

Film screening of “I’m Okay” & Panel on mental health

August 23, 2018

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