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Join the debate as to whether smartphones are the best or the worst

June 4, 2018

If you’ve been alive in the past decade or so, you’ve probably become abundantly aware of how smartphones are taking over the time and space of people of all ages — some statistics show that Canadians spend almost 5 hours daily on their phones, and just two years ago, over three quarters of Canadians owned a smartphone…

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ACCESS OM Chatham-Kent launches their new, permanent home!

June 4, 2018

The ACCESS Open Minds Chatham-Kent team celebrated the launch of their new youth space, located at 140 King Street West in downtown Chatham, including youth, families and carers, local clinicians and partners, as well as invited guests from outside the region. Read the local news coverage in the Chatham Daily News, and make sure to…

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W2A Youth Engagement Sharing What Works: ACCESS Open Minds was there!

June 1, 2018

On May 15 and 16th 2018, youth and adult knowledge brokers from across Canada rallied in Toronto for Wisdom2Action’s event on Youth Engagement: Sharing What Works. Cliff Ballantyne (Sturgeon Lake First Nation), Bernadette Bernard (Eskasoni First Nation), Alyssa Frampton-Fudge (Halifax), and Jimmy Tan (Toronto) from the ACCESS Open Minds National Youth Council and Chantelle Mireault…

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CMHA’s National Peer Support Conference 2018: ACCESS Open Minds was there!

June 1, 2018

Fifteen ACCESS Open Minds network members from across Canada attended the National Conference on Peer Support that was held in Calgary from May 6-8th 2018. ACCESS Open Minds National Youth Council and Family & Carer Council members Leroy Augustine, Bernadette Bernard, Brittany Dalfen, Victoria Fehr, Haley Marion Mclean, Alicia Raimundo, Mckenzie Sock, Lee Thomas, Leah…

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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 that patient data can help improve mental health and save lives: https://www.mqmentalhealth.org/posts/patient-data-is-vital  

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Events

Suicide prevention forum 2018 in Trois-Rivières, Québec

July 31, 2018

International Self-Care Day: July 24

July 3, 2018

ACCESS OM being presented via Orygen webinar: June 14

May 30, 2018

ACCESS Open Minds Chatham-Kent: Grand Opening Oscars!

May 14, 2018

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

May 9, 2018

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