Mental health organizations urge openness on targeted federal funds

princegeorgecitizen.com OTTAWA – Three leading mental health organizations want provincial and territorial health ministers to be open to targeted federal investments. In a letter, the heads of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Canadian Mental Health Association note that billions of dollars are spent on health, READ MORE

Time to bolster Canada’s chronically under funded mental health system: advocates

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/ KEITH DOUCETTE Canada trails the pack when it comes to mental health funding levels among comparable industrially developed nations – but advocates say a promise from the federal government to improve services means the time is ripe to push for change. “Access to care is abysmal in most places throughout the country and of READ MORE

Run for Mental Health downtown Sept. 10

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/ By Mike Davies, Peterborough Examiner Drew Merrett has thrown his support behind charity runs before but the Merrett Home Hardware Run For Mental Health is one really dear to his heart. Merrett Home Hardware is the title sponsor for the downtown run Sept. 10 with presenting sponsor Bell Let’s Talk. It will feature a READ MORE