News

October 09, 2014

Do burgers, sugary snacks and other unhealthy foods exacerbate the effects of mental illness? David Robson of BBC.com investigates the evidence, and discovers a surprising new idea to help treat depression.

Read the article on BBC.com.

March 07, 2014

CAMH and CMHA Ontario, in partnership with the IIMHL, present Ken Jue talking about the InSHAPE Program, an evidence-informed intervention using physical activity to improve the health and longevity of people experiencing mental illness.

Thursday, March 27, 3:00-4:30 pm
Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto

See the Events Calendar for details.

 

March 04, 2014

March 10-16 is World Salt Awareness Week and residents of Ontario are reminded to “Stop, Look, and Choose” the lower salt item this week when purchasing food in stores and restaurants.

Health Canada recommends Canadians consume no more than 2,300 mg of sodium per day. However, most Canadians consume closer to 3,400mg per day which increases the risk of vascular disease, stroke, and stomach cancer and kidney disease.

February 14, 2014

Are you interested in starting a walking group for older adults living with a mental illness? Join us for a one-hour information webinar on Friday, February 21, 2014, at 11 a.m., to find out how your organization can participate in the Mood Walks project. The webinar is open to mental health service providers, consumer/survivor initiatives, hiking clubs, conservation areas, and other community organizations in Ontario.

December 18, 2013

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014-15 Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund. The OSRCF is a grant program that supports a vision of getting and keeping Ontarians active in community sport, recreation and physical activity. The fund: