News

RIPAJ-Montréal celebrates summers, art, music

June 8, 2018

May 31, 2018: We all know the benefits of music on our overall health and mental health. And we also know that helping each other and working in solidarity can contribute towards wellness, too. This past May 31, a group of young musicians shared their musical talents and time to the employees and youth of the Chez Pops…

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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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Events

Montréal Walks for Mental Health – Sunday, October 14

September 10, 2018

SickKids Inaugural Mindfulness Research Symposium

September 4, 2018

10th New Brunswick Health Research Conference

August 29, 2018

Film screening of “I’m Okay” & Panel on mental health

August 23, 2018

Toronto’s Mental Wellness Seminar (August 25)

August 23, 2018

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