ACCESS Open Minds Edmonton site launches!

April 7, 2017

Congratulations to the AOM Edmonton team on their successful site launch this week! With involvement from diverse local stakeholders and visitors from Edmonton and further afoot, the team showcased the work that they – along with Alberta Health Services and their partners – have been doing to improve youth mental health services in their city….

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Mission accomplished: a new piano for the Dans la Rue music room!

April 1, 2017

Congratulations to the Dans la Rue team, a main partner of ACCESS Open Minds RIPAJ-Montréal (Réseau d’Intervention de Proximité Auprès des Jeunes de la rue), and to the generous audience who attended the Leonard Cohen-themed benefit concert March 29th at La Sala Rossa. The event took place on Piano Day (the 88th day of the…

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ACCESS OM Network Meeting held February 20-22, 2017 in Montreal

February 20, 2017

From February 20-22, 2017  130 members of the ACCESS Open Minds network from across Canada — as well as a few guests of honour from as far as the UK — congregated in Montreal for three days of knowledge sharing and networking. The theme of the 3 day event was “Growing Momentum” and was an…

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ACCESS OM Studentship and Grant Recipients Announced

January 6, 2017

ACCESS Open Minds has awarded six studentships and two small operating grants through a competition held last November and promoted across its network. Recipients are:   Studentships—Masters   Sarah McIlwaine — Supervisor Dr. Jai Shah (Dorval-Lachine-Lasalle site) Masters, McGill University – 2 years; $10,000 for the 1st year (Sarah has $10K McGill award); $17,850 for…

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ACCESS OM made the news…

November 16, 2016

Itinérance: soigner la maladie mentale, un jeune à la fois, Le Devoir (Nov. 21, 2016) Entrevue avec Mme Cécile Arbaud, Novoo Pour ne plus échapper des jeunes en détresse, Metro newspaper New project brings mental health services to youth, Radio Canada International Santé mentale chez les jeunes – aide et recherche pancanadiennes avec ACCESS EO,…

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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