News & Announcements

IAM Awarded $150,000 Grant to Address Mental Health Crisis in Canada
March 27, 2023
IAM has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Petro-Canada Caremakers Foundation to address the growing mental health crisis in Canada. Their comprehensive research project will engage provincial partners and service providers across the country to identify where caregivers can find support and create a service navigation tool and map for caregivers.
How a Leading Mental Healthcare Organization Transitioned to Digital
August 11, 2020
At the Institute for Advancements in Mental Health (IAM) — a unique, community-based space designated for innovation in mental health, as well as a mental healthcare service provider — we did what so many other organizations have done: gone digital.
Virtual Golf Tournament Raises $42,000 in Support of IAM
August 10, 2020
In wake of the global pandemic, our local innovators have stepped up to work forming a pandemic response team, helping ensure ensure that supports are accessible to those who need them.
IAM becomes newest member of Research Canada!
August 10, 2020
IAM is pleased to be one of the newest members of Research Canada, a national, broad-based alliance dedicated to advancing health research through collaborative advocacy, effective July 2020. 
IAM collaborates to join Empowering Community Minds
August 10, 2020
Together, we collaborated with community-based organizations in Ontario to empower and support our communities. We aim to provide a continuum of services to improve the lives of individuals and families with varying mental and psychosocial abilities, within the diverse communities of GTA. Sparked by the pandemic but sustained by passion, we unite to serve our communities for their chronic and crisis needs.
Mental Health Prize Challenge in partnership with Mental Health Research Canada (MHRC)
August 10, 2020
We've announced the winners of the Mental Health Innovation Prize! Together with MHRC, we asked: How can we reduce suicide among young people living with mental illness, in areas where health and social services are limited?
Same Commitment, New Name
August 10, 2020
Prior to COVID-19, the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario was preparing to share exciting news with you regarding our new name and brand. Equally importantly, we wanted to share how we were enhancing our work in mental health. While our response to COVID-19 became our priority over the recent weeks, we want to take this opportunity to share this news.
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