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October Bulletin – Employment, elections are health#616

1. Work. Disability. Election.

Work is hard. Work is harder when you don’t fit in and the workplace doesn’t accommodate your disability.
Asking for accommodations can be risky for your job, interview, and future opportunities because of hate and stigma. We need coverage and support from leaders, courts, employers and community mental health agencies. This is something to #BellLetsTalkAbout especially in a world where a premier can use words like “nutcases”.

And hey, the Federal Election is October 21st. Learn about party promises for the October 21 Federal elections at CBC’s Canada Votes site.Feedback on accessibility of elections. Go to elections.ca/feedback

Inspiration from the Global Climate Strike:
Do you want individual solutions or employment transformations?
Will you wait for individual job programs and dead end low paying jobs? Election promises without teeth?
Or will we change the discriminatory employment system to value and include folks with disabilities?

Work, learn, vote Madly! 
Navigate Below

  1. Intro: Employment, elections, climate
  2. Moments in C/S Bulletin History – Workplace Accommodation
  3. Rights and News: Health, Employment
  4. Resources
  5. Jobs
  6. Key Free Events
  7. How to Finish – Comic

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Event Guide – Amber Graydon

2. Moments in C/S  History – Workplace Accommodation 2004

Moments in CS Info History – September 15th 2004 Bulletin 284

Workplace Accommodation Law Includes Mental and Physical Health Issues

In 2004… “….I asked Mr. Holder about a daily, practical plan for remaining in a workplace where one has made a complaint about refusal to accommodate. His response was to maintain strong support networks outside of work, do the job well, be professional about the fact of the complaint – don’t discuss it at work at all. Getting support to develop your professional skills to co-exist with a complaint at work could be helpful…
In 2019, Talking about workplace mental health vs accommodation 

You have rights to participate in work. Employers must accommodate your needs to certain limits (“undue hardship”). You may have concerns about how and when to disclose disabilities (especially mental health or substance use disabilities). You might tell your employer what accommodation(s) you need for your disability rather than your diagnosis: “I am excited to work here. I have a disability… I need …a quiet space, extra time, etc..so that I can contribute to the company/organization”. Find more below and at the Ontario Human Rights Commission.

And survivor history continues…

3. News, Health, Rights, Advocacy

News

Bulletin: When does language cause stigma? Discrimination? Hate? Job loss. Employment barriers?

Mental health establishment gives Doug Ford’s hate talk a pass

NOW Toronto – David Reville August 26: Where does Bell and its Let’s Talk campaign fit in with premier’s description of mental health patients as “nutcases” and “animals”?

In mid-July, after a patient in CAMH’s forensic unit went out on a pass and didn’t return, the premier was angry about it. He telephoned Newstalk Radio 1010 to vent. He called the man a “nutcase.” He was criticized for using that language, but refused to apologize. For Ford, it’s all irrelevant like the Canadian media, so much cheese falling off crackers.

The premier wants mentally ill people put in jail. He wants the jailer to provide mental health services. He wants the jailer to throw away the key.

There are a number of problems with that idea.

Jails are very bad places to get treatment for mental illness. In fact, a person leaving jail is five or six times more likely to re-offend than a person who receives treatment for their mental illness.

The premier talked about people with “true” mental illness. He has sympathy for them. He has no sympathy for those with “fake” mental illness. History suggests otherwise. 

But to be very serious, we hear words like “animal,” “nutcase,” and “crazy” and some of us will apply those words to everybody who has or is thought to have a mental illness. And that’s wrong.

It’s unfortunate the mental health establishment failed to rise up with one voice to condemn Ford’s hateful language.

There was a letter or two, a press release or two, but they talked about the ins and outs of forensic psychiatry and didn’t mention “animals” and “nutcases” at all. …

Words matter. But I don’t like the word “stigma.” I prefer “discrimination.” The premier’s trash talk is hate talk.

Health

The Federal election is talking about jobs and housing for the middle class, which excludes all survivors living on ODSP. Do we need to raise these issues

Federal Election

You might care about the Federal Election on October 21st if:

  • You have questions about ongoing safe consumption sites, drug and food safety, pharmacare
  • CPP disability and rights or ever plan on receiving it,
  • Housing, Wages, unions and Employment Insurance.
  • Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples
  • Climate

And there are jobs for the eletion //elections.ca/jobs.

Also check out CBC Vote Compass – Vote Compass is a tool developed by political scientists for exploring how your views align with those of the parties. Compare your ideas with what each party promises to do.

Should federal party leaders support life-saving harm reduction services

Sign the petition here to send a message to each partie: aidslaw.nationbuilder.com/scs_petition2019

We’re facing a crisis. And our response will determine life or death for some of our friends, family, colleagues and community members.

Sen to the leaders of the federal parties.

Please commit to saving lives with a response to the opioid overdose crisis that is compassionate, evidence-based and rooted in health and human rights, by:

  • preserving current supervised consumption sites
  • scaling up the number of supervised consumption sites
  • committing to provide adequate funding for these services

Sex worker health, safety and human rights – Over 100 organizations have signed

This is a health issue that affects many people with mental health / substance use issues. You might want to learn more. Over 100 organizations have signed. Article about the Petition by the Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights.
//soundtimes.com/solidarity-statement-for-sex-workers-rights/

Sign the Solidarity Statement for Sex Workers’ Rights

 

Join Canada’s largest non-partisan voter campaign

Leading up to October 21st Election
The Canadian Vote Coalition.
Run a Vote PopUp (VPU) in your community.
VPU is a fun program proven to help demystify the voting process. All the info you need to run a VPU is on the Exchange’s website.

Jobs and Training

Toronto Employment Services

The Service & Benefit Finder can give you a personalized list of benefits for child care, employment, housing and living expenses.

Assistance for Job Seekers;  Newcomer Job Seekers;  Youth Job Seekers;  Training Courses;

Employment & Career-Related Events

From Volunteer to Paid work

Volunteering can be great, exploitative, a path to work or a path to non-stop-internship-hell. For some people, volunteering can help your mental health stuff and give a sense of purpose. Volunteer Toronto has a lot of listings and tips on finding a meaningful place.  Also check out Charity Village.
 

Get help with Jobs and Learning at the Libraries

Of course the Toronto Public Library can help with job searches! And it has books and resources for careers, education, planning, starting your own business and more.
Access more info with a library card. Bring whatever ID and mail that you have to a library branch. Sometimes downtown libraries will be more understanding with readers who don’t have a fixed address.

  • Free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) at all branches
  • Business information librarians at the Toronto Reference and North York Central Libraries to help you use research tools. Book a free appointment with a librarian for assistance

Bringing disability accommodation to Youth Employment Services (YES)

Sample: from the “Choosing to Disclose” workshop
To become a YES client, call 416-504-5516 or www.yes.on.ca/ It’s FREE!
[Bulletin: note that these are very individual services rather than efforts for structural change. The focus is on how to fit in and fight stigma.]

StartUps, Self-employment, Funding – Rise Asset Development

Are you interested in self-employment? Do you have a business idea? Get going. Get support to overcome the barriers you face(d) like credit, education, connections, mental health or substance use history etc.

They will work with you if you have ideas, questions and need support for the application and beyond. To be eligible you must self-identify as having a mental health or addiction issue.

The next Peer Supported StartUp Program starts in September 2019. There will probably be one in early 2020 as well.

* Housing *

Is Housing an issue in this election? Yes. Have you heard anything about the Right to Housing in Canadian Law

We still need to advocate and reach politicians to make sure they know that we have a Right to Housing (R2H). Get on the email/phone/post office! Interesting Background Document on the R2H

4. Resources

You can text for help when you don’t want to call!

  1. Distress Centres of Greater Toronto 416-408-HELP (4357)
    1. Text #45645
    2. Call 416-408-4357 Services are available in English,+ (Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu for limited hours (10am-10pm)).
  2. ONTX – Ontario Online and Text Crisis Services
    1. Text #258258 You can chat with us from your computer or mobile device from 2pm to 2am daily by clicking the CHAT NOW link at top of www.dcontario.org/
  3. Text / Chat with Warm Line, Progress Place –
    1. Text: 647-557-5882 or
    2. Call: 416-960-WARM (9276), Monday to Sunday, 8 pm to 12 midnight

Look for the new Presto App

  • to load, get low balance warnings, view history and the Google Play and App Store
  • And New TTC Presto App

TTC – Fair Pass Discount Program

Find the forms and the details at: //www.toronto.ca/transitdiscount/
And more info at //soundtimes.com/ttc-fair-pass-discount/

Affordable Spay and Neuter affordable

  • You need an appointment. Call 416-338-6281 or email spayneuter@toronto.ca.  Access the city of Toronto map here

 

 

5. Jobs & Funding

Research about Peer Researchers Peers Project!

Want to work in the Mad service sector: Charity Village has lots of job listings – search “mental health”, “substance use”  //charityvillage.com.

Employment Works
Employment Works! is a CAMH Human Resources recruitment and retention initiative dedicated to recruiting people with lived experience of mental illness, including addictions, into vacant CAMH positions.
Sign-up for the email list employment.works@camh.ca

JOB: Fresh Start Cleaner  

Fresh Start is currently accepting applications from  Consumer/ Survivors for Extreme Cleaning Services.  Apply to Karen Schwartz at 416-504-4262, #227 or karen@freshstartclean.com

6. Fun Free Events in October

General Tips on finding events:

The Big List of fun community events – compiled by Amber Graydon

  • over 40 pages of community events
  • daily, weekly. Free. Fun.

Housing and Justice Actions, events, consultations – compiled by Melissa Goldstein

  • housing action network, Toronto Alliance to End Homelessness, City of Toronto and more…

October 10 Tattoo Stories Beyond the Ink

Come join us for our 4th Annual Tattoo Stories Exhibit. An exhibit to remember. Thought Provoking. Emotion inducing. Part of a series of programs and actions to reach / work with folks dealing with disabilities, discrimination, anger, justice system… liftedbypurpose.com/ The event costs $25 but the organization itself looks interesting.

October 16 Disability Forum Federal Election

Join us and hear from an informed panel of speakers about the platforms of federal parties on disability issues. Ask questions and share your civic voice in #CanadaVotes2019!

RSVP by Friday October 11, 2019. Seating is limited.

ASL English Interpreting, real time captioning, attendant services and event guides will be provided. Organizers promote a scent-free environment

Wednesday October 16 Registration will be from 6:00 – 7:00 pm If you prefer to RSVP by email or phone, contact Robin Simmons at robin.simmons@cilt.ca or call 416-599-2458 ext. 293

Submit your questions on Eventbrite or Twitter to: #AccessibleCdnVOTE Follow us @CIL_Toronto for updates

Reserve a forum seat

October 16 – Presentation – Ethics of Patient Inclusion (1)

Adventures in integrating mad people’s knowledge into psychiatry curriculum

Wednesday October 16th 3:00 – 5:00PM 

Training Room A, CAMH 1001 Queen Street West Speakers Lucy Cost & Lauren Munro For more info 416-535-8501 extension 33003

 

7. How to Finish – Comic

Do you get stuck? Are things in your head and life too heavy?

Here are some tips on How to Finish stuff. Thanks to Grant Snider and Jon Acuff This comic was inspired by Jon Acuff’s new book Finish.

…And did you catch
this month’s Crackdown podcast? 

The Cost of Cereal
Men are dying at a higher rate than women during the opioid crisis, which means women sometimes get left out of the conversation. On Episode 8 of Crackdown, we go to SisterSpace, North America’s first women-only safe consumption site.

 

The Bulletin

Resources for Consumer / Survivors / People who use substances / Service and Substance Users / Fun Folks in TORONTO AREA

#19 – 616 September / October 2019

An oak tree comes from a single nut that stood its ground.” –Author Unknown Organizing Guide for Psychiatric Survivors MindFreedom International
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All previous issues are available on our website: www.soundtimes.com/bulletin
The Bulletin is published monthly by Sound Times Support Services. Funding for this Consumer/Survivor initiative has been provided by the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

Disclaimer: The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the Toronto Central LHIN, the Government of Ontario, Sound Times Support Services Staff or Board Members.
Thanks: to survey participants, callers and emailers and the C/S Info Bulletin Team.
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October (Sept) 2019

1. Work. Disability. Election.

Work is hard. Work is harder when you don’t fit in and the workplace doesn’t accommodate your disability.
Asking for accommodations can be risky for your job, interview, and future opportunities because of hate and stigma. We need coverage and support from leaders, courts, employers and community mental health agencies. This is something to #BellLetsTalkAbout especially in a world where a premier can use words like “nutcases”.

And hey, the Federal Election is October 21st. Learn about party promises for the October 21 Federal elections at CBC’s Canada Votes site.

Inspiration from the Global Climate Strike:
Do you want individual solutions or employment transformations?

Will you wait for individual job programs and dead end low paying jobs? Election promises without teeth?

Or will we change the discriminatory employment system to value and include folks with disabilities?

Work, learn, vote Madly! 
Navigate Below

  1. Intro: Employment, elections, climate
  2. Moments in C/S Bulletin History – Workplace Accommodation
  3. Rights and News: Health, Employment
  4. Resources
  5. Jobs
  6. Key Free Events
  7. How to Finish – Comic

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DOWNLOAD and Print for your friends and clients!

 

October Event Guide! thx Amber Graydon

 

 

Surveys and feedback help us improve!

Fill out the General Info Survey at the Bulletin Website

We are only publishing electronically as of July 2019. You can access more news and resources throughout the month at The Sound Times Website soundtimes.com/bulletin.
Email: bulletin@soundtimes.com

Add events //soundtimes.com/events/community/add

 

 

2. Moments in C/S  History – Workplace Accommodation 2004

Moments in CS Info History – September 15th 2004 Bulletin 284

Workplace Accommodation Law Includes Mental and Physical Health Issues

 

In 2004… “….I asked Mr. Holder about a daily, practical plan for remaining in a workplace where one has made a complaint about refusal to accommodate. His response was to maintain strong support networks outside of work, do the job well, be professional about the fact of the complaint – don’t discuss it at work at all. Getting support to develop your professional skills to co-exist with a complaint at work could be helpful…
In 2019, Talking about workplace mental health vs accommodation 

You have rights to participate in work. Employers must accommodate your needs to certain limits (“undue hardship”). You may have concerns about how and when to disclose disabilities (especially mental health or substance use disabilities). You might tell your employer what accommodation(s) you need for your disability rather than your diagnosis: “I am excited to work here. I have a disability… I need …a quiet space, extra time, etc..so that I can contribute to the company/organization”. Find more below and at the Ontario Human Rights Commission.

And survivor history continues…

 

 

3. News, Health, Rights, Advocacy

News

Bulletin: When does language cause stigma? Discrimination? Hate? Job loss. Employment barriers?

Mental health establishment gives Doug Ford’s hate talk a pass

NOW Toronto – David Reville August 26: Where does Bell and its Let’s Talk campaign fit in with premier’s description of mental health patients as “nutcases” and “animals”?

In mid-July, after a patient in CAMH’s forensic unit went out on a pass and didn’t return, the premier was angry about it. He telephoned Newstalk Radio 1010 to vent. He called the man a “nutcase.” He was criticized for using that language, but refused to apologize. For Ford, it’s all irrelevant like the Canadian media, so much cheese falling off crackers.

The premier wants mentally ill people put in jail. He wants the jailer to provide mental health services. He wants the jailer to throw away the key.

There are a number of problems with that idea.

Jails are very bad places to get treatment for mental illness. In fact, a person leaving jail is five or six times more likely to re-offend than a person who receives treatment for their mental illness.

The premier talked about people with “true” mental illness. He has sympathy for them. He has no sympathy for those with “fake” mental illness. History suggests otherwise. 

But to be very serious, we hear words like “animal,” “nutcase,” and “crazy” and some of us will apply those words to everybody who has or is thought to have a mental illness. And that’s wrong.

It’s unfortunate the mental health establishment failed to rise up with one voice to condemn Ford’s hateful language.

There was a letter or two, a press release or two, but they talked about the ins and outs of forensic psychiatry and didn’t mention “animals” and “nutcases” at all. …

Words matter. But I don’t like the word “stigma.” I prefer “discrimination.” The premier’s trash talk is hate talk.

The Federal election is talking about jobs and housing for the middle class, which excludes all survivors living on ODSP. Do we need to raise these issues?

Health

Federal Election

You might care about the Federal Election on October 21st if:

  • You have questions about ongoing safe consumption sites, drug and food safety, pharmacare
  • CPP disability and rights or ever plan on receiving it,
  • Housing, Wages, unions and Employment Insurance.
  • Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples
  • Climate

And there are jobs for the eletion //elections.ca/jobs.

Also check out CBC Vote Compass – Vote Compass is a tool developed by political scientists for exploring how your views align with those of the parties. Compare your ideas with what each party promises to do.

Should federal party leaders support life-saving harm reduction services

Sign the petition here to send a message to each partie: aidslaw.nationbuilder.com/scs_petition2019

We’re facing a crisis. And our response will determine life or death for some of our friends, family, colleagues and community members.

Sen to the leaders of the federal parties.

Please commit to saving lives with a response to the opioid overdose crisis that is compassionate, evidence-based and rooted in health and human rights, by:

  • preserving current supervised consumption sites
  • scaling up the number of supervised consumption sites
  • committing to provide adequate funding for these services

Sex worker health, safety and human rights – Over 100 organizations have signed

This is a health issue that affects many people with mental health / substance use issues. You might want to learn more. Over 100 organizations have signed. Article about the Petition by the Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights.
//soundtimes.com/solidarity-statement-for-sex-workers-rights/

Sign the Solidarity Statement for Sex Workers’ Rights

 

Join Canada’s largest non-partisan voter campaign

Leading up to October 21st Election
The Canadian Vote Coalition.
Run a Vote PopUp (VPU) in your community.
VPU is a fun program proven to help demystify the voting process. All the info you need to run a VPU is on the Exchange’s website.

Jobs and Training

Toronto Employment Services

The Service & Benefit Finder can give you a personalized list of benefits for child care, employment, housing and living expenses.

Assistance for Job Seekers

Newcomer Job Seekers

Youth Job Seekers

Training Courses

Employment & Career-Related Events

From Volunteer to Paid work

Volunteering can be great, exploitative, a path to work or a path to non-stop-internship-hell. For some people, volunteering can help your mental health stuff and give a sense of purpose. Volunteer Toronto has a lot of listings and tips on finding a meaningful place.  Also check out Charity Village.

Get help with Jobs and Learning at the Libraries

Of course the Toronto Public Library can help with job searches! And it has books and resources for careers, education, planning, starting your own business and more.
Access more info with a library card. Bring whatever ID and mail that you have to a library branch. Sometimes downtown libraries will be more understanding with readers who don’t have a fixed address.

  • Free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) at all branches
  • Business information librarians at the Toronto Reference and North York Central Libraries to help you use research tools. Book a free appointment with a librarian for assistance

 

Bringing disability accommodation to Youth Employment Services (YES)

Sample: from the “Choosing to Disclose” workshop
To become a YES client, call 416-504-5516 or www.yes.on.ca/ It’s FREE!
[Bulletin: note that these are very individual services rather than efforts for structural change. The focus is on how to fit in and fight stigma.]

StartUps, Self-employment, Funding – Rise Asset Development

Are you interested in self-employment? Do you have a business idea? Get going. Get support to overcome the barriers you face(d) like credit, education, connections, mental health or substance use history etc.

They will work with you if you have ideas, questions and need support for the application and beyond. To be eligible you must self-identify as having a mental health or addiction issue.

The next Peer Supported StartUp Program starts in September 2019. There will probably be one in early 2020 as well.

 

* Housing *

Is Housing an issue in this election? Yes. Have you heard anything about the Right to Housing in Canadian Law

We still need to advocate and reach politicians to make sure they know that we have a Right to Housing (R2H). Get on the email/phone/post office! Interesting Background Document on the R2H

 

 

4. Resources

You can text for help when you don’t want to call!

  1. Distress Centres of Greater Toronto 416-408-HELP (4357)
    1. Text #45645
    2. Call 416-408-4357 Services are available in English,+ (Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu for limited hours (10am-10pm)).
  2. ONTX – Ontario Online and Text Crisis Services
    1. Text #258258 You can chat with us from your computer or mobile device from 2pm to 2am daily by clicking the CHAT NOW link at top of www.dcontario.org/
  3. Text / Chat with Warm Line, Progress Place –
    1. Text: 647-557-5882 or
    2. Call: 416-960-WARM (9276), Monday to Sunday, 8 pm to 12 midnight

Look for the new Presto App

  • to load, get low balance warnings, view history and the Google Play and App Store
  • And New TTC Presto App

TTC – Fair Pass Discount Program

Find the forms and the details at: //www.toronto.ca/transitdiscount/
And more info at //soundtimes.com/ttc-fair-pass-discount/

Affordable Spay and Neuter affordable

  • You need an appointment. Call 416-338-6281 or email spayneuter@toronto.ca.  Access the city of Toronto map here

 

 

5. Jobs & Funding

Research about Peer Researchers Peers Project!

Want to work in the Mad service sector: Charity Village has lots of job listings – search “mental health”, “substance use”  //charityvillage.com.

Employment Works
Employment Works! is a CAMH Human Resources recruitment and retention initiative dedicated to recruiting people with lived experience of mental illness, including addictions, into vacant CAMH positions.
Sign-up for the email list employment.works@camh.ca

JOB: Fresh Start Cleaner  

Fresh Start is currently accepting applications from  Consumer/ Survivors for Extreme Cleaning Services.  Apply to Karen Schwartz at 416-504-4262, #227 or karen@freshstartclean.com

 

 

6. Fun Free Events in October

General Tips on finding events:

The Big List of fun community events – compiled by Amber Graydon

  • over 40 pages of community events
  • daily, weekly. Free. Fun.

 

Housing and Justice Actions, events, consultations – compiled by Melissa Goldstein

  • housing action network, Toronto Alliance to End Homelessness, City of Toronto and more…

October 10 Tattoo Stories Beyond the Ink

Come join us for our 4th Annual Tattoo Stories Exhibit. An exhibit to remember. Thought Provoking. Emotion inducing. Part of a series of programs and actions to reach / work with folks dealing with disabilities, discrimination, anger, justice system… liftedbypurpose.com/ The event costs $25 but the organization itself looks interesting.

 

October 16 Disability Forum Federal Election

Join us and hear from an informed panel of speakers about the platforms of federal parties on disability issues. Ask questions and share your civic voice in #CanadaVotes2019!

RSVP by Friday October 11, 2019. Seating is limited.

ASL English Interpreting, real time captioning, attendant services and event guides will be provided. Organizers promote a scent-free environment

Wednesday October 16 Registration will be from 6:00 – 7:00 pm If you prefer to RSVP by email or phone, contact Robin Simmons at robin.simmons@cilt.ca or call 416-599-2458 ext. 293

Submit your questions on Eventbrite or Twitter to: #AccessibleCdnVOTE Follow us @CIL_Toronto for updates

Reserve a forum seat

October 16 – Presentation – Ethics of Patient Inclusion (1)

Adventures in integrating mad people’s knowledge into psychiatry curriculum

Wednesday October 16th 3:00 – 5:00PM 

Training Room A, CAMH 1001 Queen Street West Speakers Lucy Cost & Lauren Munro For more info 416-535-8501 extension 33003

 

 

7. How to Finish – Comic

Do you get stuck? Are things in your head and life too heavy?

Here are some tips on How to Finish stuff. Thanks to Grant Snider and Jon Acuff This comic was inspired by Jon Acuff’s new book Finish.

…And did you catch
this month’s Crackdown podcast? 

The Cost of Cereal
Men are dying at a higher rate than women during the opioid crisis, which means women sometimes get left out of the conversation. On Episode 8 of Crackdown, we go to SisterSpace, North America’s first women-only safe consumption site.

 

The Bulletin

Resources for Consumer / Survivors / People who use substances / Service and Substance Users / Fun Folks in TORONTO AREA

#19 – 616 September / October 2019

An oak tree comes from a single nut that stood its ground.” –Author Unknown Organizing Guide for Psychiatric Survivors MindFreedom International
Subscribe For Free!

Where we post even more information and resources.The Bulletin is free to receive. We are only publishing electronically as of July 2019.

All previous issues are available on our website: www.soundtimes.com/bulletin
The Bulletin is published monthly by Sound Times Support Services. Funding for this Consumer/Survivor initiative has been provided by the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

Disclaimer: The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the Toronto Central LHIN, the Government of Ontario, Sound Times Support Services Staff or Board Members.
Thanks: to survey participants, callers and emailers and the C/S Info Bulletin Team.
Go green; get The Bulletin by email! Bulletin@soundtimes.com

And that is all!

 

Bulletin at Sound Times

 

 

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