In the News

May 19

The Lancet (May 19, 2012) – A first for mental health in Canada

May 13th

CBC Cross Country Checkup (CBC) (May 13, 2012) – It’s Time to Spend More on a National Mental Health Strategy

CPAC (May 13, 2012) – Interview with Howard Chodos on CPAC

May 11th

CBC (May 11, 2012) – Interview with Ajantha Jayabarathan Family Physician in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Certificant & Fellow of College of Family Physicians of Canada

May 9th

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) (May 9, 2012) – Canada’s Counsellors and Psychotherapists Applaud the Mental Health Strategy for Canada

Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse (CCSA) (May 9, 2012) – CCSA supports a Mental Health Strategy for Canada (email)

Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and Compassionate Care (PCPCC) (May 9, 2012) – Cross-Partisan Parliamentary Committee applauds directives in Mental Health Commission’s report

The Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine, and the Department of Psychiatry at the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (May 9, 2012) – The Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine, and the Department of Psychiatry at the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke fully endorse the first Mental Health Strategy for Canada

B.C.’s Community Action Initiative (CAI) (May 9, 2012) – B.C.’s Community Action Initiative Applauds Focus on Collaboration in Canada’s National Mental Health Strategy

May 8th

The Agenda with Steve Paikin (May 8, 2012) – David Goldbloom: A New Strategy for Mental Health

Health Canada (May 8, 2012) – Harper Government Welcomes Mental Health Strategy – A call to action for all Canadians

National Union of Public and General Employees (May 8, 2012) – Mental Health Strategy released – no more excuses for inaction

CAMH, Ontario Shores, The Royal, Waypoint Centre (May 8, 2012) – Mental Health Centres Applaud First Ever Mental Health Strategy for Canada

Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) (May 8, 2012) – Release of Mental Health Strategy for Canada An Historic Milestone Say Canadian Psychiatrists

Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) (May 8, 2012) – The Canadian Psychological Association responds to the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s Mental Health Strategy

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) (May 8, 2012) – CHEO Comments on New Strategy from the Mental Health Commission of Canada

The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) (May 8, 2012) – The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) congratulates the Mental Health Commission of Canada

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) BC (May 8, 2012) – Applauds Canada’s First-Ever National Mental Health Strategy

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) (May 8, 2012) – Assembly of First Nations Emphasizes Importance of Collaborative Approach of National Mental Health Strategy

Schizophrenia Society of Canada (SSC) (May 8, 2012) – Schizophrenia Society of Canada applauds the release of the first Mental Health Strategy for Canada

Canadian Medical Association (CMA) (May 8, 2012) – New Mental Health Strategy a Key Step in Transforming Health System

Canadian Nurses Assocation (CNA) (May 8, 2012) – Canadian Nurses Association applauds new direction of latest national mental health strategy

Globe and Mail (May 8, 2012) – Does Canada’s mental health system need a complete overhaul?

CBC’s Cross Country Checkup Podcast (May 8, 2012) – Listen to the podcast