Absence costs for teachers, education assistants and early childhood educators have increased $13 million from 2018 to 2022.
The region’s largest school board will be petitioning Queen’s Park over what they say is their increased responsibility to support student mental health as resources for community organizations dwindle.
Police officers and firefighters need to undergo more training to respond to people experiencing mental health crises and they should hold debriefings after joint calls for service, according to a list of recommendations from an inquest jury.
A clash of emotions is not uncommon in the days leading up to the first day of school, a Western University expert in child psychology says.
So much in our collective life has changed in the era of COVID. The guideposts of modern life have shifted, altering how we see our world and one another.
Confidential police informants who have experienced mental health issues are most likely to provide false information or compromise their cover, according to a new London police study.
After a few hours of talking to him, a social worker believed Kevin could, indeed, handle his finances.
Saugeen First Nation Chief Conrad Ritchie said a new mobile mental health team pilot project will offer faster access to support for people as the community’s opioid-related state of emergency continues. The Mobile Crisis Response Team members were introduced at the band administration centre Thursday. Clinicians with an office at Saugeen will accompany police to […]
Grey County just committed $1 million towards an estimated $25-million mental health and addictions treatment centre in Owen Sound. The 45-bed “Wellness and Recovery Centre” is to offer fully OHIP-paid programs and services all under one roof. It will include 17 transitional housing quarters where people may stay for one or two years while receiving […]
The head of a London auto dealership group is donating $5 million to a London hospital in the largest gift of its kind to support mental health research.
It’s refreshing to hear Premier Doug Ford’s government announcing mandatory new mental health resources to shore up the Ontario health and physical education curriculum.
A $1 million boost from the Ontario government will go a long way in tackling the mental health and addiction crisis facing three First Nations communities, local Indigenous leaders say.
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