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Supporting e-mental health research

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020 09:00 AM

Supporting e-mental health research

Drum rolls, please! We are thrilled to announce the recipients of our Child/youth e-mental health impact grants, in partnership with Mental Health Research Canada (MHRC).

We're convinced that in today's digital world, there are undiscovered or underexploited technological solutions for many of the barriers and challenges that Ontario's children, youth and families face as they seek mental health help. That's why each selected project team will be receiving $100,000...

The Centre welcomes a new executive director

Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 03:05 PM

The Centre welcomes a new executive director

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Purnima Sundar has been named executive director for the Centre, effective July 13, 2020.

Purnima is a highly respected leader and visionary. She has a systemic approach to achieving strategic objectives and is inclusive of stakeholders and diverse perspectives, bringing people and ideas together toward the development of a common agenda. Under Purnima’s skillful leadership, the Centre navigated many changes within...

New beginnings for one of our leaders

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:00 AM

New beginnings for one of our leaders

Portrait of MaryAnn Notarianni

The Centre is pleased (and sad) to announce that MaryAnn Notarianni, our director of special projects and operations, has accepted a tremendous opportunity to take on the role of director of knowledge mobilization with the recently established Centre of Excellence on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Related Medical Conditions. As a result, she is leaving the Centre after years of outstanding service to our organization, our people and our sector.

MaryAnn’s...

Impact Report 2020 - In focus: Moving forward with 20/20 vision

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 03:06 PM

Impact Report 2020 - In focus: Moving forward with 20/20 vision

We are pleased to share our 2020 impact report, In focus: Moving forward with 20/20 vision.

This report highlights key aspects of our work and progress over the past fiscal year across our four focus areas: care pathways, youth and family engagement, e-mental health and system initiatives. Notably, the report touches upon how we have been:

  • connecting primary care and community-based mental health services.
  • championing pathways for mental...

Another step toward consistent, measurable youth and family engagement across Ontario

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 03:27 PM

Another step toward consistent, measurable youth and family engagement across Ontario

We’re taking another step toward consistent, measurable youth and family engagement across Ontario, and so can you!

Since debuting the draft quality standards for youth and family engagement last fall, we piloted our coaching program in several communities and now, we’re ready to support other organizations and communities through their implementation journey.

Implementing these standards means more young people...