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New Service for Inmates with Serious Mental Illness

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 11, 2013 at 3:00 AM
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New Service for Inmates with Serious Mental Illness

June 5, 2013

Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, will be joined by partners at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) to announce a new early intervention service for inmates with serious mental illness.

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Queen Street site

Doctors Association Building

101 Stokes St., Room 1106

Toronto

NOTE: Driving westbound on Queen Street West, about 1km past Bathurst Street, turn left onto Workman Way. Turn right onto Stokes Street. Building is on the left.

Surface parking is available throughout the CAMH site. For Doctors Association Building, parking entrance is west of building on corner of Stokes Street and Gordon Bell Road. Follow the purple “P” sign.

CONTACTS

Craig MacBride
Minister Meilleur’s Office
416-325-8282

Brent Ross
Communications Branch
416-324-7024

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
http://www.ontario.ca/safety

 


 

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Donna Kakonge at Mad Pride 2013 on July 12, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on June 25, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Join Donna Kakonge as she talks about the issues surrounding the book How To Talk To Crazy People at Mad Pride 2013 part of the Mad Think Tank Series: Mad Movement Thinking In and Out of School.

For more information on Mad Pride 2013 and other events taking place, please check out this website:

http://www.madprideto.com/

The event takes place at 6:00 p.m. at 246 Sackville Street in Toronto, ON

See you there!

Also, although I do not drink, Liquor is being served :-).

How to Talk to Crazy People By Donna Kakonge Reviewed by Joseph Maldonado, MS

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Pets, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on March 20, 2013 at 1:31 PM

How to Talk to Crazy People

By Donna Kakonge

Reviewed by Joseph Maldonado, MS

Many different types of people, for many different reasons, read memoirs about mental illness. Some may be suffering from an illness themselves and are looking for guidance or inspiration. Some may have questions as a result of their friend’s or family member’s suffering. Others may be professionals in the mental health field. Then there are those who simply find such stories interesting. Donna Kakonge’s How to Talk to Crazy People is a memoir that will appeal to all such readers. Read the rest of this entry »

Book Review on “How to Talk to a Crazy People”

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Pets, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on January 13, 2013 at 3:00 AM

By Kathy Milton-Tapley

Donna Kakonge’s new book on “How to Talk to a Crazy People” gives a rare and honest account of

mania, depression and psychosis.  She depicts a revolving-door syndrome of being admitted to psychiatric  hospitals, when she refuses to take her medication.  Donna searches for relief from bipolar mood disorder in dreams, mediums, channelling, many boyfriends, frequently changing jobs, and travel to Uganda.  Read the rest of this entry »

Last Day To Get How To Talk To Crazy People Before the 24th – ENTER CODE FELICITAS

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Pets, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on December 13, 2012 at 10:30 PM

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In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on December 13, 2012 at 12:36 PM

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Destigmatizing Mental Illness: Mental Illness Awareness Week October 2-8, 2011

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Writing (all kinds) on October 3, 2011 at 6:26 PM

Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health promotes mental illness awareness, announces recipients of Ninth Annual Champions of Mental Health Awards

September 30, 2011 @ 08:00AM

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is getting ready to kick-off Mental Illness Awareness Week 2011 on October 2rd – a week dedicated to raising awareness of the level of mental illness in Canada and reducing the stigma associated with mental health issues. Read the rest of this entry »

Februrary – The Month of Celebrity Suicide

In Beauty, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Religion, Writing (all kinds) on March 7, 2010 at 8:05 AM

Angela Rotundo Writes about the Suicide of People Such as Alexander McQueen - Photo Courtesy of Nebp.org.uk

Tuesday March 2nd 2010
Online Story 5
By Angela Rotundo
Headline: February – The month of Celebrity Suicide

As the end of the month came near, February proved to be the most depressing month of the year thus far. In the closing weeks there were three celebrity-related suicide deaths, proving that even the lifestyles of the rich and famous cannot escape the demons that come with depression. Read the rest of this entry »

Touched By Fire

In Beauty, Contact Information, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on November 24, 2009 at 2:18 AM
This is the third annual evening of Touched By Fire, celebrating the
remarkable work of artists across Ontario with mood disorders.

Proposal to University Health Network

In Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on October 24, 2009 at 5:45 PM
Donna Kakonge Writes About the Plans She Has For an Upcoming Documentary - Photo Courtesy of Stockexpert.com

Donna Kakonge Writes About the Plans She Has For an Upcoming Documentary - Photo Courtesy of Stockexpert.com

First of all I would like to thank the selection committee for taking the time to review my application. I would also like to thank those people who made the UHN documentary at the Toronto General Hospital Psychiatric ward possible.

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