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Self Help

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network


London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Self-Help Resource Centre of Toronto


40 Orchard View Blvd, Suite 219
Toronto, Ontario  M4R 1B9

This organization seeks to increase awareness about self-help/mutual aid in the community and among helping professionals, and to facilitate the growth and development of self-help groups, networks and resources in the greater Toronto area.

For further information, or to find out about upcoming conferences, call (416) 487-4355 or 1-888-283-8806 or visit

Canadian Mental Health Association


Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Office

180 Dundas Street West, Suite 2301

Toronto, ON M5G 1Z8

CMHA Ontario deals specificially with issues of interest to Ontario readers, including mental health promotion.


Canadian Mental Health Association, National Office

Phenix Professional Building

595 Montreal Road, Suite 303

Ottawa ON  K1K

Self-Help Awareness Week in Ontario


This event, occurring annually in the last week of September, is supported by the Ontario Self-Help Network. The week’s events focus on promoting the self-help philosophy, and includes conducting workshops and holding the annual general meeting for the Self-Help Resource Centre. For information or to register for events, call (416) 487-4355 or 1-888-283-8806 or visit

Exploring the Utility of Self-Help Groups: Does Self-Help Group Membership Enhance Mental Health?


I Introduction

II Self-Help Groups and Mental Health

III Summary and Discussion

IV Conclusion

-- submitted by Irene Boldt, a 3rd year nursing student at Ryerson, through Spencer Brennan, Coordinator, Ontario Self-Help Network Program, Self-Help Resource Centre

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I Introduction


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