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 News from Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

 August 2014
EDU Open House Invitation

You are invited to an Open House celebration of the new Eating Disorders Unit at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences.

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What does Mental Health Discovery, Recovery and Hope mean to you?
Ontario Shores is looking for input from patients, families, staff, volunteers and members of the community for use in upcoming awareness initiatives for the year ahead.  We want to know what Mental Health Discovery, Recovery and Hope mean to you!  Help us raise Mental Health awareness and reducing stigma by providing your feedback in our brief survey.

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Family Resource Centre Extended Hours
The Family Resource Centre (FRC) at Ontario Shores is pleased to announce the new extended hours. FRC is now open to famillies from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

Please visit the Ontario Shores website for more information about the FRC programs and services or call the Family Resource Centre Coordinator at 905.430.4055 ext. 6970.

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Lions Community Walk/Run for Happiness
The Lions Community Walk/Run for Happiness is a 5km route at both The Milne Dam Conservation Park in Markham and waterfront grounds at Ontario Shores in Whitby on Sunday, September 28, 2014.  Register your team or volunteer by visiting  Food will be provided for participants as well as music and entertainment for all.  Your participation will support The Canadian Mental Health Association, The Markham Stouffville Hospital and Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences.

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Upcoming Events
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Interprofessional Grand Rounds
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences invites you to attend Interprofessional Grand Rounds. The medical talks, intended for healthcare professionals, are scheduled Thursdays 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Ontario Shores lecture theatre.

Fourth Wednesday of each month
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Family Council Event
The Family Council hosts monthly meetings that are open to everyone in the community who have a loved one that has been affected by mental illness as well as family members, relatives, friends or significant others of current or former inpatients and outpatients of Ontario Shores.

Tuesday Evenings
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
AA Open Discussion
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meets in the Conference Place every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm. Ontario Shores patients and the general public are welcome.

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