As the Senate Committee undertakes its review of the legislation, CAMIMH is requesting that the government consider adopting amendments that would allow judges to have discretion in sentencing. Letter Crime Bill - January 2012
January 31, 2012admin
The second annual Bell Let’s Talk Day is coming up on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. Recognizing that simply talking makes a significant impact in breaking down the stigma attached to mental health, the campaign encourages people to “start the conversation” about mental health with ...
January 20, 2012admin
In a press release issued from the provincial / territorial health ministers summit in Halifax on Nov 24th, the health ministers confirm their commitment to providing better health, better care and better value for Canadians. "Ministers also discussed the importance of addressing mental health, an issue that touches all families and ...
November 29, 2011admin
The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is requesting that mental health and addictions be placed at the forefront of the agenda during 2014 health accord negotiations. Read letter here: Letter to the Provincial Health Ministers
November 22, 2011admin
PDF Version The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is proud to announce the 2011 Champions of Mental Health Awards was a great success. Held in Ottawa on October 5th, during Mental Illness Awareness Week, these prestigious awards are presented to outstanding Canadian individuals, Organizations and Government in ...
October 23, 2011admin
CAMIMH Partners with Bell to launch the 2011 Face Mental Illness Campaign which features five inspirational Canadians who prove 'Recovery is Possible' Read More Here
September 8, 2011admin
Regardless of which party or candidate you will be voting for, this election presents a great opportunity for your voice to be heard. In fact, politicians respond more directly to the concerns of voters and organizations in their local riding. This is especially true during an election campaign as they ...
April 25, 2011admin
Last week the Management Committee of CAMIMH put out the following press release and letter to speak to the issue of mental illness and mental health as they relate to the Timothy McLean and Ashley Smith Tragedies. Read the Press Release Read the CAMIMH Commentary
March 16, 2009admin
The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) today marked the opening of Mental Health Week in Canada by highlighting the critical need to improve the mental health literacy of Canadians. Nearly 6 million Canadians are likely to experience a diagnosable mental illness over ...
May 5, 2008admin
Canada’s national alliance on mental illness and mental health today welcomed the federal government’s budget commitment to provide $110 million to the Mental Health Commission of Canada for research to better help persons who are homeless and those living with mental illness. The Alliance also lauded ...
February 27, 2008admin