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ACCESS Open Minds at the CMHA conference 2018

November 6, 2018

The third edition of the CMHA’s annual Mental Health for All (MH4A) Conference took place in Montreal, from October 22nd to October 24th 2018. The conference gathered health care providers, front-line workers, researchers, funders, policymakers, and individuals with lived experience. 2018 was CMHA’s 100th anniversary, and the conference’s theme was “Ahead by a century: the shape of things to come”….

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ACCESS OM Eskasoni in the news

November 2, 2018

Three members of the ACCESS Open Minds Eskasoni First Nation team – Jeannine Paul, Bernadette Bernard, and Kirsten Denny – shared about their work on CBC’s Information Morning – Cape Breton with Steve Sutherland. Listen to the two segments here to learn more: “Seeing them happy makes me happy” – Eskasoni Youth Centre (Oct 3, 2018) “This is…

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Vote to support Eskasoni’s Community Connection Bus project!

September 25, 2018

The ACCESS Open Minds Eskasoni First Nation team needs our help — Eskasoni Band and Council has successfully made a submission to the Aviva Community Fund Project to fund the procurement of a Community Connection Bus… and now the idea is being put to the VOTE!   In order for the Eskasoni Community Connection Bus to…

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Youth get front-row sneak peek to performance of Mahler 3

August 14, 2018

August 2, 2018: The team at Dans la rue, along with six youth, were invited to have front-row seats at a rehearsal of the Orchestre de la francophonie, at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. About 90 student musicians make up this international orchestra, under the baton of Jean-Philippe Tremblay, and the DLR team had…

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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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In the Media and Events

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

‘Chill space’ in Lachine offers swift access to youth mental-health care – Montreal Gazette

May 29, 2019

A resource for youth mental health in LaSalle – Journal Metro

May 29, 2019

In the news- the DLL Launch!

December 21, 2018

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