Karim Mamdani

Ontario Shores

Sanaz Riahi

Katie Balances Motherhood, Mental Illness and Career as a Mental Health Nurse

Since Ontario Shores introduced #MindVine back in January, 2014 we have had an inspiring space to share a variety of stories related to mental health.

Among our contributors are psychiatrists, nurses, researchers, patients and family members.

Personally, it has been incredibly rewarding to see this space used to share information and ignite conversations. Three years after its launch we have a diverse collection of stories from far ranging perspectives impacted by mental health and mental illness.

On the eve of National Mental Health Week (May 1-7) I’m proud to introduce you to someone who brings another unique perspective to #MindVine.


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Jesse Hirsh Talks Patient Empowerment on #MindVine Podcast

Jesse Hirsh makes you think.

He has strong opinions about healthcare, technology and traditional thinking that naturally make the people around him challenge their own beliefs.

A prominent voice as an internet strategist, Hirsh also considers himself an artist, futurist, researcher and public speaker. He is also an experienced innovator and collaborator with a passion for educating people on the potential benefits and perils of technology. 


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Ontario Shores and Mozzaz Merge Patient Engagement and Care Planning

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) and Mozzaz, a digital health company based in Waterloo, Ontario, are proud to formally announce the launch of an innovative mobile mental health app for patients.

Ontario Shores, a specialty mental health hospital in Whitby, Ontario, and Mozzaz have launched a patient engagement mobile app which delivers personalized mobile interventions to patients.

The app uses Mozzaz’s mHealth platform and is fully integrated with Ontario Shores’ Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system.

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