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The Mood Walker – Issue 5 – June 20

Although groups may be at different stages of development – some in the planning phase and others actively hiking – we hope this newsletter offers a little something for everyone. In this issue, we hear from the Mood Walks group at West Hill Secondary School, review training opportunities with Hike Ontario, find out how to get involved in the Healthy […]




How to start a Mood Walks group for youth in transition

Mood Walks is a province-wide initiative that promotes physical activity in nature, or “green exercise,” as a way to improve both physical and mental health. Led by CMHA Ontario, in partnership with Hike Ontario and Conservation Ontario, Mood Walks provides training and support for community mental health agencies, social service organizations and other community partners […]




Ontario Parks 30×30 Challenge

It’s time to make nature a habit! Ontario Parks challenges you to spend 30 minutes in nature every day for 30 days. Sign-up to take the challenge and reconnect with nature this August! The 30×30 concept was created by the David Suzuki Foundation in an effort to inspire individuals to cultivate a nature habit. Ontario […]




Mood Walks Project Manager

The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario, is seeking an experienced Project Manager for a full-time contract (September 2015-March 2017) to develop, implement and evaluate Mood Walks for Youth in Transition, a province-wide educational hiking program. Deadline: 5 pm on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.




Mental Wellness and the Green Lift

Mood Walks Summit — March 31, 2015 Mood Walks presents a one-day knowledge exchange and networking summit to share the exciting strides taken in its pilot year creating a province-wide program of greenspace walking groups for people living with mental health challenges. The Mood Walks Summit will enable dialogue among its community of practice, and […]