The federation brings together community mental health and addiction services in the province of Ontario to help members provide effective, high-quality services through information sharing, education, advocacy and unified effort.

ONTARIO FEDERATION OF COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION PROGRAMS / ADDICTIONS ONTARIO

Date: 
2013, May 26 - 8:00am - 2013, May 28 - 4:00am

1st Annual Addictions &

Mental Health Conference

CALL FOR WORKSHOPS

The Ontario Community Support Association presents the 21st annual conference, “Great !deas 2013: Together is Better”. It will take place at the Hilton Suites in Markham, Ontario on Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th. Be sure to save the date now!

AMALGAMATION - ONTARIO FEDERATION OF COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION PROGRAMS AND ADDICTION ONTARIO

To All Members:


As you are aware the Transitional Committee as appointed by the Boards of both associations has worked over the summer to bring the associations together and build a new organization.  An Amalgamation Agreement and Bylaws have been developed for this purpose and are attached to this email.

Minds that Matter Report

Ontario Human Rights Commission release of ‘Minds that Matter: Report on the consultation on human rights, mental health and addictions’


 

Stop the Stigma: Mental Health Webcast Series


 



The OHA is pleased to present a complimentary series of webcasts focusing on Mental Health issues titled: Stop the Stigma.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Date: 
2012, September 27 - 8:00am - 2012, September 28 - 5:00pm

What is the DTFP (Drug Treatment Funding Program)? Come and find out at…


Federation, OAPC & OPDI Joint Conference


September 27 & 28, 2012


Holiday Inn Yorkdale


3450 Dufferin St. Toronto, ON. M6A 2V1


 

OPIATE ADVICE

As you are aware the Ministry of Health has convened an expert working group on Narcotic Addiction in response to the removal of OxyContin from the Canadian market.  As part of that working group it was recommended to develop and disseminate opiod advice to health care providers as well as for families.  The attached information includes information on:



  • Opioid Withdrawal

  • Opioid Intoxication

  • Opioid Conversion

  • Opioid Dependence in Pregnant Women             

Mental Health Strategy Report

The Mental Health Commission of Canada has release its Mental Health Strategy report


Its purpose is to help improve mental health and well-being for all people living in Canada and to create a mental health system that can truly meet the needs of people of all ages living with mental health problems and illnesses and their families.

AO/Federation exciting news

Both the President of Addiction Ontario, Deborah Gatenby and the President of the Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addiction Programs, Jon Thompson would like to share some exciting news with you that will impact all organizations working within the Addiction and Mental Health sector.

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