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Expansion of ACCESS Open Minds in New Brunswick

August 1, 2018

The ACCESS Open Minds New Brunswick team is expanding their project; with funding from CIHR/SPOR and the GBF, and matching contributions from the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, the 3 existing ACCESS Open Minds sites in New Brunswick are up and running (read more about them here!). Thanks to an important contribution of the Medavie Foundation,…

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P.E.E.R. SJ youth mental health hub featured on CBC Information Morning

July 27, 2018

ACCESS Clinician Stephanie Tucker-Kilfoil was interviewed on the CBC Radio morning show, Information Morning – Saint John with Sarah Trainor and Elke Semerad and Hance Colburne, about all the great services and activities taking place at P.E.E.R. SJ in Saint John, as well as their upcoming move to colocate with the Teen Resource Centre. Listen to…

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Check out the 2018 Network Meeting

July 26, 2018

 Over the course of the summer, the team at ACCESS Open Minds’ central office has received hundreds of photos from network members that were taken over the course of our Network Meeting in May 2018. Youth council member Haley Marion M. created a slideshow of the favourite moments that the network shared together.  Click here to watch the slideshow!…

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Teens on P.E.I. mobilize around breaking mental health stigma

July 24, 2018

A group of youth on Prince Edward Island have taken the task of reducing stigma around mental health into their own hands, and are hosting an awareness and fundraising event to support youth mental health at the Charlottetown Inn and Conference Centre. The event, dubbed “Soul Sisters,” is meant to empower the community to end…

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MHCC Youth Council video “Food for thought”

July 23, 2018

Check out this video, developed by the 2016-17 Youth Council of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (in collaboration with Mike Hachey Productions, with visuals inspired by Sam Bradd) called Food for thought: A youth perspective on recovery-oriented practice. This video “attempts to break down what youth see as some of the core principles of…

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In the Media and Events

Stories of troubled youth inspired Weir mental health campaign

August 27, 2019

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

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