CMHA's IChooseMHA.ca campaign has generatedsignificant social media buzz and received provincial and local media exposure, highlighting the issues for the community mental health and addictions system that are impacting how Ontarians access care in this province.
CMHA Ontario CEO Camille Quenneville was part of a panel discussion on TVO’s The Agenda on May 11, 2022 to discuss what we need to do improve the mental health in Ontario and the party platforms on the issue. The panel included guests Tatum Wilson, CEO of Children’s Mental Health Ontario; Dr. Kwame McKenzie, CEO of the Wellesley Institute and professor at U of T; and Dr. Thomas Ungar, University of Toronto professor and psychiatrist at St. Michaels Hospital. Watch the episode online here.
CMHA Hamilton CEO Sue Phipps was interviewed on local radio station 900 CMHL’s morning show about the campaign (Listen at 7:20-14:07 of this clip) and CMHA Ontario CEO Camille Quenneville was interviewed for the evening newscast on May 16 (listen at the 4, 5, and 6pm newscasts on that day here).
CMHA Toronto spoke to CP24 about the need to increase infrastructure funding for mental health and addictions care
On social media, the campaign hashtag (#IChooseMHA) has received more than 3 million impressions on Twitter alone, along with engagement across Facebook and Instagram platforms. Add your voice to the discussion.