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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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In the news- the DLL Launch!

December 21, 2018

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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In the Media and Events

Mike Weir launches drive for ACCESS Open Minds Sarnia site

August 12, 2019

Ulukhaktok youth can connect with their culture following rink transformation

August 6, 2019

Three cheers for the launch of the new youth space in Ulukhaktok!

July 11, 2019

Hot of the press: ACCESS OM Chatham-Kent 1 year anniversary in local news

June 4, 2019

How this Ontario program is changing the way we support youth mental health – TVO article

May 30, 2019

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