News

ACCESS OM & Kids Help Phone – Partnering for faster, better and easier access to services for youth in Canada

June 22, 2018

For over 2 years, ACCESS Open Minds and Kid’s Help Phone have been partnering to ensure youth living in communities offering ACCESS OM services, are provided with the information they need to get in person help, right away, if they need it. To learn more about this groundbreaking partnership check out the 2017 Kid’s Help Phone…

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Mental health crisis line launched Nipissing, Muskoka, Parry Sound regions

June 15, 2018

In the Muskoka, Nipissing and Parry Sound regions of Ontario, service providers have partnered to offer a resource for children, youth, their parents and caregivers who need support through the launching of a new hotline. The toll-free number is 1-844-287-9072 (learn more here, Somewhere To Turn), and it offers greater accessibility to services and support for youth…

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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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Events

Video Game Time Machine Charity Event at ACCESS OM Chatham-Kent

December 10, 2018

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

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