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AMHO 2024 Pre-Budget Submission
We are pleased to share the AMHO 2024 pre-budget submission. This year’s submission builds on last year’s 5% base increase for the sector, and asks for further stabilization through targeted investments in health human resources, operational budget increases and supportive housing. The AMHO 2024 Budget Asks: 1. AMHO is calling on the Ontario government to […]
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Ontario News
Ontario Mental Health and Addictions Organizations Sound the Alarm on Alcohol Announcement
Toronto, December 14, 2023 – Community mental health and addictions organizations are questioning the value of the alcohol retail sales expansion, expressing concerns that the announcement is a step in the wrong direction in reducing public health harms. The concerns come as the Ontario government has announced increased access to alcohol by allowing sales in […]
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Ontario News
Urgent Action Required to Address Critical Staffing Crisis in Community Health Sector
Ontario Community Health Organizations Release Findings from Compensation Survey TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2023 /CNW/ – Ontario’s community health sector is facing a critical staffing crisis, stemming from a widening wage gap between community health care workers and health workers in other sectors. Action from the Ontario government is needed to close this gap and secure the stability of Ontario’s health care […]
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Get help with substance use
Canada-wide services If you or someone you know needs help with substance use, including overdose prevention, these services are available to anyone, anywhere at any time. Learn More
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Training & Courses
Reconnect Academy of Professional Development
Reconnect Community Health Services has launched an Academy of Professional Development, providing practical, skills-based trainings to staff at not-for-profit health service organizations. Academy courses take place in our beautiful training space at 700 Lawrence Ave W, and are lead by experienced trainers with decades of sector experience. Participants who have attended courses at the Academy […]
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Government Submissions
Canadian Drugs and Substances Strategy
October 30, 2023 Today, the federal government released their updated Canada Drug and Substances Strategy. The renewed CDSS is an all-substances, public health and public safety strategy. The strategy is an initiative in collaboration with over 15 federal government departments and agencies, with the goal to minimize substance-related harms for individuals, families, and communities. The […]
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