Youth in transition: Panel discussion at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C.

October 11, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017: The Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. held a panel discussion on youth mental health (“Mental Health: Youth in Transition”) organized jointly by the Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction (INMHA), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH, USA). This event highlighted…

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Sell-out Crowd at Fundraising Concert for ACCESS Open Minds Edmonton

June 15, 2017

Crescendo concert at Winspear Centre raises funds for ACCESS Open Minds Edmonton The Crescendo concert fundraiser, organized by the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation and Mental Health Foundation was held on June 9th 2017. The annual event plans to raise $5 Million over the next 5 years to break down barriers for mental health in Edmonton,…

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ACCESS Open Minds – New Brunswick #MyDefinition Campaign

May 31, 2017

ACCESS Open Minds – New-Brunswick has partnered with #MyDefinition to create a bilingual campaign featuring youth from across province to fight stigma related to mental health.   Created in 2014 as an initiative from the Student Union at the University of New Brunswick, #MyDefiniton is an awareness campaign created by people with mental health issues…

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ACCESS Open Minds Sturgeon Lake First Nation Launches Youth Space!

May 29, 2017

May 26, 2017: In the presence of more than 100 community members, as well as local and regional leaders, ACCESS Open Minds Sturgeon Lake First Nation officially opened its doors. The Iron Swing Youth Drum Group and Youth Pow wow dancers opened the ceremony, which concluded with a cutting of the hide to officially open…

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ACCESS Open Minds New Brunswick launches sites

May 4, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK May 4, 2017 – ACCESS Open Minds New Brunswick (ACCESS OM NB) is pleased to announce partnerships with three provincial community organizations that will enable them to open their doors to young people struggling with mental health challenges and improve access to integrated mental health care : (1)The Centre de Bénévolat de la…

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ACCESS OM Knowledge Sharing Session: “Stepping up on Queer and Trans Youth Mental Health” – Nov 1, 2017 – 1-2PM EST

October 24, 2017

Montréal Walks for Mental Health: October 15, 2017

August 16, 2017

Film Festival on Mental Illness: Festival du film Au Contraire, October 24-27, 2017

August 16, 2017

University of Alberta – ACCESS Open Minds Project Launch (Sept 20)

July 6, 2017

Foundations in Patient Oriented Research Training Opportunity (June 8, 9, 26-29th, July 6, 7, 2017)

June 2, 2017