Friday, May 20, 2011

Ontario Shores Launches New Website

"Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, (Home Page pictured above). (CNW Group/Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences)".

WHITBY, Ontario, May 19, 2011 /Canada NewsWire/ - Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is excited to announce the launch of, a new website featuring dynamic content, inspiring stories and user-friendly navigation.

The new website is informative, interactive and engaging with many new features including:

...More than 400 pages of content
...An enhanced section for patients and families
...Detailed information about Ontario Shores' programs and services
...Description of mental illnesses with signs and symptoms
...A collection of written and video stories
...Updated accessibility functions
...New sections for research and education
...An easy to use calendar that lists upcoming events
...A blog to engage neighbours in meaningful dialogue
...An online feedback form to continue advancing the site for users
...Photo and video galleries

"We conducted extensive consultations with more than 300 stakeholders and their input helped us create a website that addresses the needs of our various users," says Susan Nakhle, Director of Communications and Public Affairs. "In addition to the enriched content and improved functionality, we are excited to share the remarkable stories of our patients, their family members, staff and volunteers."

Ontario Shores would like to thank internal and external stakeholders for their input throughout the website project. Members of the community are encouraged to visit the new and provide feedback through an online survey.

About Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences:

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a leader in mental health care, providing a spectrum of specialized assessment and treatment services for people living with complex mental illness. Patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care, built on compassion, inspiration and hope. Ontario Shores engages in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system.

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