1st Annual Addictions &
Mental Health Conference
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!
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.
Ontario Human Rights Commission release of ‘Minds that Matter: Report on the consultation on human rights, mental health and addictions’
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
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:
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.
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.