'Haneri' is a short Film on Mental Health in the Punjabi Community. It is filmed, directed and starred by local talent. This is a great video for clinicians working with this population to better understand the challenges associated with this group and can be used with client families during psycho-educational sessions. 

Please click on the link below to view the short film:

RNAO Nurse Educator Mental Health & Addiction Resource

The RNAO's publication of the RNAO Nurse Educator Mental Health and Addiction Resource: Integrating Mental Health and Addiction into the Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum has been released online!!! The resource is available for download/pdf printing at: http://rnao.ca/bpg/initiatives/mhai/mhar

Mental Health Documentary: Lost Boys

Lost Boys is a documentary that focuses on the unique mental health challenges of young men. 

We hear the stories of Brian, Mike, Tallan and Nolan as well as leading experts in the field who discuss the signs and symptoms of mental illness and addiction. 

The term Lost Boys refers to a generation of young men, approximately aged 15-25, who have often turned to gaming, substance use and isolation in response to a variety of cultural factors. 

Watch the documentary by clicking on th​e link below:


Dear MHNIG Members,

We have been alerted by questions and concerns from members about recent information and a survey regarding the controlled act of psychotherapy as it stands on the CNO website. We would like to encourage all MHNIG to take part in this survey though the following link.


LOST ON ARRIVAL: Me, the Mounties & PTSD

Mental health documentary "LOST ON ARRIVAL: Me, the Mounties & PTSD" premieres Thursday, February 9th at 9pm on CBC. Get more info and watch the trailer at


Schiphrenia Society of Ontario Fundraising Event

MHNIG Member, Archna Patel, is raising awareness (and fund) for Schizophrenia Society of Ontario. View the link below for more information



RNAO Event: Evaluation Before Implementation: Put Value Back into Evaluation

When making practice change, nurses often focus on the implementation of a new practice, rather than considering the importance of planning for evaluation. This workshop will inspire nurses involved in clinical projects and practice change activities to integrate principles of evaluation throughout the change process. Get the skills to be able to interpret analyze and leverage evaluation data.


This workshop is designed for nursing clinicians and practice leaders to gain an ability to conceptualize evaluation in relation to practice change.


Bell Let's Talk - January 25, 2017

It's that time of year again for Bell Let's Talk. Below is a link for Self Care


And for further information...


Motivational Interviewing Workshop

December 1-2, 2016
Radisson Admiral Hotel, Toronto
Motivational interviewing is a directive, client-centred counselling style for eliciting behaviour change by helping clients to explore and resolve ambivalence. This approach can be used in various practice settings and with a wide range of clients.
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