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7 May, 2018

It’s Mental Health Week! Help Erase the Difference.

2018-05-06T23:31:44+00:00 Categories: News Release|Tags: , , , , , |

Number of days to election: 30 Number of Ontarians demanding funding parity for mental health: 10,000+  (Niagara, May 7, 2018) – If there’s one simple thing you can do for Mental Health Week (May 7-13), it's join the 10,000 other Ontarians who’ve signed CMHA’s online petition urging political parties to fund mental health and addictions care like physical health care. With a provincial election one month away, now is a crucial time to add your voice and demand funding parity. Visit erasethedifference.ca and sign the petition. “We all know someone who’s been touched by mental health issues. Whether it's a challenge [...]

29 January, 2018

Bell Let’s Talk Day a reminder about Ontario’s lack of mental health and addictions services

2018-01-29T13:27:10+00:00 Categories: News Release|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (St. Catharines, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018) – This year, people in Niagara have an opportunity to push for lasting change for mental health and addictions care on Bell Let’s Talk Day. For decades, mental health and addictions services in communities throughout Ontario have been chronically underfunded compared to other parts of the health system, making it impossible to meet the needs of each community. That’s why Canadian Mental Health Associations (CMHA) across Ontario are urging people to join the call to erase the difference in the lead up to the June provincial election. “Awareness campaigns such as [...]

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