Hidden In Our Midst: Newcomer Youth in Toronto

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Youth homelessness is an escalating concern nationwide. The Hidden in Our Midst Community Based Research (CBR) project, a joint project between Children’s Aid Society of Toronto and the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH), brings our attention to newcomer youth and those born outside …

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Wellesley Institute to sit on the Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council

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CEO of Wellesley Institute, Dr. Kwame McKenzie, has been invited to sit on the new Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council. Dr. McKenzie will sit along with other distinguished members, including the council’s chair Susan Pigott, a leading expert in the field of mental health …

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Healthier Cities and Communities Hub: Request For Proposals

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Healthier Cities and Communities Hub Seed Grant / Pilot Project REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS November 14, 2014 ANNOUNCEMENT The Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) of the University of Toronto, Wellesley Institute and Toronto Public Health issue this Seed Grant / Pilot Project Request for Proposals. The …

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The Case For Diversity: Canada’s Mental Health Strategy

Wellesley Institute and the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH) have joined forces to start an ambitious project which will make the case for diversity in mental health services. The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) have put the development of equitable services for …

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Healthy Policy For A Healthy Toronto

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Our Mayoral Health Equity Impact Assessments came out each week in the final lead up to the Toronto 2014 Mayoral election. With these pieces we hoped to provide insight into the important policy issues that impact the health of Torontonians, and asked the question, What …

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Toronto Suburban Rooming Houses: Just a Spin on a Downtown “Problem”?

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Toronto’s Suburban Rooming Houses: Just a Spin on a Downtown “problem?” by Lisa Freeman, looks at the zoning by-laws for rooming houses in Toronto’s inner suburbs. Rooming houses are often seen as last-resort housing, a downtown issue, or a health and safety hazard. But rooming …

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