Mental Health

January 5, 2009
The BC government wants to force homeless people dealing with mental health issues into shelters but this idea has not been received positively by municipal officials and advocates. Municipal...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Mental Health, News, British Columbia
December 30, 2008
Marykate Connor, founder of Caduceus Outreach Services in San Francisco, talks about her innovative work helping homeless people with mental health problems. She discusses the criminal justice system...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Mental Health, News, United States
December 30, 2008
An hour-long interview format, Madness Radio focuses on personal experiences of 'madness' and extreme states of consciousness from beyond conventional perspectives and mainstream treatments. They...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Media, Mental Health, General resources, International, United States
September 6, 2007
A new report, Improving the Health of Canadians: Mental Health and Homelessness (in PDF) explores the complex relationship between homelessness and mental illness. The report finds homeless people in...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Mental Health, News, All of Canada
August 1, 2007
Last week, Rich Coleman, the BC Minister for Housing, announced in a Vancouver Sun article ("B.C. targets homeless with Riverview Project") that he planned to turn the old psychiatric institution,...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Mental Health, News, British Columbia
September 17, 2006
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has published a report called, Community-Based Mental Health Services in BC: Changes to Income, Employment and Housing Supports (in PDF). The report...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Mental Health, News, British Columbia
July 13, 2006
The Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology released its fifth and final report on mental health, mental illness and addiction in Canada: “Out of the Shadows at Last.” The report...
Keywords: Article , Mental Health, News, All of Canada
November 7, 2005
Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has had to turn away many people requiring mental health assessments. The clinic does not have enough resources to be able to keep up with the amount...
Keywords: Article , Mental Health, News, Ontario
March 14, 2004
"WISE (Wellbeing through Inclusion Socially and Economically) (Link removed - No longer exists) is a grassroots group of citizens whose mission is to organize, represent, act on behalf of, and join...
Keywords: Article , Mental Health, News, Organizing, British Columbia
February 15, 2003
The Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addiction Programs (OFCMHAP), represents 216 community based organizations in Ontario. OFCMHAP recognized that there is a distinct lack of...
Keywords: Article , Health, Mental Health, News, Ontario
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