The Mood Walker – Issue 2 – August 2014

Welcome to our second issue of The Mood Walker! We would like to thank those who contributed to this edition—  we have an update from the Homewood crew, and Aileen Barclay, a Forest Education Specialist from York Region, has provided some helpful tips for recognizing bird calls. We have included information about upcoming Healthy Hikes events in your area, as well as tips about sun safety, hydration, and ways to stay safe and “Leave No Trace” when you are out on a walk.

The Mood Walker – Issue 1 – July 2014

Welcome to our first edition of the Mood Walks newsletter! Although groups may be at different stages of development – some in the planning phase and others actively hiking – we hope this newsletter offers something for everyone. In this issue, we will hear from the Mood Walks group in Elgin County, review opportunities to […]

Mood Walks Webinar and Call for Proposals

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE MOOD WALKS INFORMATION SESSION. » Webinar Slides (February 21, 2014) (PDF) » Call for Proposals Are you interested in starting a walking group for older adults living with a mental illness? Join us for a one-hour information webinar on Friday, February 21, at 11 am, to find out […]

Conservation Ontario and the Canadian Mental Health Association Partner on new Mood Walks initiative!

NEWMARKET — The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario (CMHA Ontario) has received $150,000 in provincial funding to develop and implement a new educational walking and hiking program for older adults living with mental illness. Many of these walks will be taking place in Conservation Areas across Ontario. Funding for the project was provided through the […]