Mental Health & The Law

The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) in conjunction with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, is pleased to offer this one-day conference (Thursday, May 21, 2015) to explore the key issues facing health care organizations in the area of mental health and the law. The legislative and regulatory environment governing mental health in Ontario has evolved significantly in recent years. Health care practitioners are consistently faced with new and unique challenges in caring for patients with mental illness.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Advanced Practice Nurse Complex Mental Illness Program, Acute, Non-forensic Services

Please see attached job posting for an APN at the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health

St Joseph's Health Care - London

Two CNS Positions within St Joseph's Health Care's Forensic Psychiatry Program.

Description is attached and the submission deadline is March 5, 2015

Do you Practice What you Preach?

MHNIG Toronto Satellite Event


Mindfulness for Mental Health Nurses: Making time to breathe some self-care into our work lives
Elizabeth McCay, RN, PhD; Andria Aiello, RN, MN, CPMHN(C)


Taking Charge of Your Mental Health
Charlene Marshall, MSW, RSW; Adriana Caggiano, MSc, OT, OT Reg. (Ont)

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Registration @ 1730

MHNIG Members & Students – FREE
Non-MHNIG Member - $10

Please contact MHNIG Toronto Satellite Representative Rodea Jane Casem (



Bell Let's Talk - January 28, 2015

2015's Bell Let's Talk Day will be taking place January 28, 2015.

Remember to text and talk throughout the day to help raise funds for grants and community initiatives throughout Canada. Research, anti-stigma, care & access and workplace health are all areas funded through this nation-wide fundraising event. Since 2010, over $67.5 millions dollars has been raised.

For more information, visit 

SESSION #2 - Treatment for Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Session 2: Dec 12th, 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET

“Office Hours” hosted by Dr. R. Madan & Dr. Colleen Rae, a Psychologist, who will be available to answer your questions about this topic.

  • Questions and comments can be posted in-between sessions in the discussion forum on

To register:

SESSION #1 - Treatment for Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Session 1: December 4th, 9:30 – 10:30 AM ET

An interactive talk with Dr. Rob Madan, Baycrest’s Chief of Psychiatry. Participants can type in questions during the session, which will also be archived.

Learning objectives:

Creating a Culture of Recovery: Approaches to Enhance Recovery Oriented Services

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015

Time: 0830-1630

Registration Fee: $100

The flyer is attached for conference speakers, session topics and registration form

Achieving Certification: The Psychiatric Mental Health ReviewCourse

Certification Review Dates: Feb 13 & 20

Cost: $160 for two days ($110 for virtual attendance), $80 for one day, ($55 for virtual attendance)

Location: The Royal, Associates in Psychiatry Auditorium, 1145 Carling Avenue

For Registration & Agenda, please follow this link,

Friendly Reminder - MHNIG AGM - Friday, November 21, 2014

REMINDER - AGM Friday, November 21, 2014

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
West 5th Campus
Friday November 21
0930 - 1500 hours

0930-0935: welcome- Kama president of MHNIG

0935-0950: Roll call and review of minutes of 2013 AGM, review of agenda- Monika