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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 […]

Mood Walks profiled on EENet

In the latest Evidence in Action, EENet’s Tatyana Krimus profiles how the evidence on the benefits of physical activity in individuals with mental health problems helped to develop CMHA Ontario’s Mood Walks program. Evidence in Action profiles knowledge generation, exchange, and implementation activities across Ontario. Visit EENet to read Mood Walks – Hiking for Health.

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 […]