Mental Health and Addictions

​The Mental Health and Addiction Provincial Leadership Council was established in March 2005 with a mandate to advise the OHA on issues affecting mental health and addictions in Ontario. The Council communicates to the OHA Board, government and other stakeholders on issues impacting mental health and addictions, as well as provides a forum for shared communication and education among members.
Carol Lambie, CEO (Chair), Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Peter Bieling, Interim Vice President Mental Health & Addiction Program, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton 

Nancy Black, Interim Vice President, Addictions & Mental Health, St. Joseph's Hospital (Thunder Bay)

Karin Carmichael, Administrative Director, Providence Care Centre, Kingston

Cindy Grief, Medical Director, Mental Health, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care

David Koczerginski, Chief of Psychiatry & Medical Director, Mental Health Program, North York General Hospital

Ann Loyst, Vice President, Mental Health, North Bay Regional Health Centre

Karim Mamdani, President & CEO, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

Tom McHugh, Vice President Clinical Programs, London Health Sciences Centre & Regional Vice President, Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario)

Esther Millar, Vice President, Patient Care Services and Community Mental Health, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group

Linda MohriVice President, Acute Care Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Kimberly Moran, President and CEO, Children’s Mental Health Ontario

Diana O’Grady, Interim Vice President, Patient and Client Care, Providence Care Centre

Camille Quenneville, CEO,Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario

Adrienne Spafford, CEO, Addictions and Mental Health Ontario

Jodi Younger, Vice President, Patient Care and Quality, St. Joseph’s Health Care, London