On Tuesday April 6, 2021 at 10:30am the Ontario Governement hosted a press conference on Zoom to announce funding for the OPP Healthy Workplace Team to allow expansion of mental health services for the OPP. 

“The Ontario government is investing $12.5 million over three years to strengthen the mental health services available to Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and their families. The funding will support the hiring of 20 additional mental-health support staff and enhance the OPP’s Healthy Workplace initiative to address issues of mental health and occupational stress injuries.
This investment is part of the 2021 Budget, Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health and Our Economy.” 

For a link to the press release from the Ontario Government click here

A recording of the Zoom press conference is below: