We are now accepting poster abstracts for the Annual Medical Psychiatry Alliance (MPA) Conference (October 2nd and 3rd) which is being held in Mississauga, Ontario this year! The MPA is dedicated to transforming the delivery of health services for patients living with mental and physical illness. The theme this year is integration and partnerships. All submissions are welcomed and encouraged! The deadline for submission is Tuesday, July 31st at 11:59 EST. Please click the link above for more information.
Hold the date in your calendars! The 2018 MPA Annual Conference this year will take place from Oct 2- 3 in Mississauga, ON. Stay tuned for more info.
As an infant and then as a child, Nabihah was sick all the time. She would cough persistently and run short of breath, but no one knew why. Numerous visits to health care specialists in the Greater Toronto Area, where Nabihah lived with her parents, failed to pinpoint a diagnosis.
Bell Let's Talk is a day when many Canadians speak up to raise awareness about mental health and to promote positive change in our communities. On this day, we are taking a moment to reflect on what is at the center of the #BellLetsTalk campaign – utilizing technology and communication to reduce stigma and increase access to mental health services for all Canadians.
On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Robert Oliphant, Member of Parliament, announced funding for Picking Up the PACE (Promoting and Accelerating Change through Empowerment) – a smoking cessation resource program for health practitioners supported by MPA and provided through the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).