>To examine substance use in older adults 
>Understand the signs and symptoms of substance use in older adults
>To apply appropriate screening tools to identify substance use when working with older adults
>To understand different treatment options

Register at:

For more info contact
Glynis Gittens at:

CNA Certification - CPMHN(C) - Education Session at St Joe's (Hamilton)

Interested in writing the CPMHN CNA certification exam? See the attached document for information. St Joe's (Hamilton) is hosting an information session on the certification

Addictions Champion Workshop

Apply now to a host a FREE Addressing Substance Use Champions Workshopat your organization! Are you interested in learning more about Best Practices related to addressing substance use? Are you interested in building capacity amongst your nurses and other health-care professionals in your organization and community to be able to identify and work with clients who use substances? Is your organization interested in learning more about integration of Best Practices? If so, then the RNAO Addressing Substance Use Champion Workshop is for you! RNAO is thrilled to announce the expansion of

Update for the Red Door

Dear supporters,

We are very happy to announce a key step forward in our campaign!

On May 22nd, Councillor Paula Fletcher put forth a motion at the Community Development and Recreation Committee meeting to commit the City to work towards a solution for Red Door. The motion passed unanimously. Now the motion will go to full City Council at their June 10th/11th meeting.

Crisis Workers Society of Ontario 30th Annual Crisis Conference

Perfecting Crisis Services in Ontario: Celebrating 30 Years of 
Building Relationships & Community Partnerships 
June 11th & 12th, 2014 
Elm Hurst Inn & Spa, Ingersoll Ontario 
 Space is limited so book early! Registration deadline is May 30th, 2014

Additional Information is in the attached file

Diabetes & Mental Health - Session #2

The link below is Session #2 for the diabetes & Mental Health Sessions.


Diabetes & Mental Health - Presentation #1

This is the first session of Diabetes & Mental Health. Please follow the link below to view the Power Point

Substance Use and Alcohol – Women, Pregnancy and After Birth

Date: June 10, 2014, 1100 to 1200

Speaker: Mary Mueller RN, BScN

Mental Health & Addictions - CNO Practice Standards

Date: April 29, 2014 from 1100 to 1200

Speaker: Angela McNabb, RN, BScN

This webinar is for nurses and other primary care professionals who are working with clients with substance use issues.
The objectives of this webinar are to:
 Increase understanding of accountability from a regulatory perspective
 Understand obligations related consent and confidentiality
 Increase awareness of how the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) can work in partnership with nurses to support excellence in practice

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