News

June 09, 2015

The article "Ontario's Minding Our Bodies Initiative: Partnering locally and provincially to promote mental and physical health" appears in the "Mind-Body Connection" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 10 (2), p. 24. Visions Journal is published by the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information.

March 12, 2015

Mood Walks Summit

Date
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 
8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Location
YWCA Elm Centre 

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.