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Suicide

The Mental Health Podcast S1 E2: Growing Pains - the Mental Health Journey of our Youth

When it comes to mental health, our youth are in big trouble. Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for kids aged 10 to 19 years.  Youth who need mental health services are often not well supported: less than 20 per cent receive appropriate treatment. Why is it worse for youth today than it was years ago? What can we do about it? What should parents know? That is the topic of this episode of the Mental Health Podcast. Kevin Frankish's guests include Stacey Beaveridge, who works with adolescents at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health, and Mike Foreman, star of an award winning documentary called "When Hope Breaks Through".

World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day

I hope we can all take a moment to consider the significance of mental health, particularly on World Suicide Prevention Day. At Ontario Shores, we understand the harmful impact it can have on individuals and their families.

Psychiatric Emergency Service and Bell Let's Talk

In recognition of Bell Let’s Talk Day and its 2023 theme of ‘Let’s Change This’, Dr. Phil Klassen, VP of Medical Affairs at Ontario Shores, and John Henry, Regional Chair for Durham Region, discuss mental health and our hospital’s efforts to secure funding to build Canada’s first ever emergency psychiatric unit. The proposed Emergency Psychiatric Assessment Treatment and Healing Units (known as EmPATHs) Ontario Shores wants to bring to Durham Region has a proven track record of transforming mental health outcomes in hospitals across the United States. The #MindVine podcast is hosted by Darryl Mathers (@DarrylMathers).

GRAND ROUNDS: Safety Planning

Presented by:
Bethany Holeschek, OT Reg (Ont.)
Professional Practice
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand what safety planning is as a brief intervention
  2. A review of the literature
  3. Emerging uses and future directions

Thursday, September 15, 2022
11:00 am – 12:00 pm        
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#MindVine Podcast Episode 25 - Adrianna Prosser of Stories Like Crazy Podcast

We're on site at CMHA's Mental Health For All conference talking to fellow #mentalhealth podcaster Adrianna Prosser (@adriannap) of @storylikecrazy podcast. Adrianna lost her brother to #suicide and now advocates for an end to the stigma surrounding #mentalillness. The #MindVine podcast is hosted by Communications team members Darryl Mathers (@DarrylMathers) and Chris Bovie (@ChrisBovie1). Adrianna's podcast is available on SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/user-772856389