Save the date for this informative public health event on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND, 2018 Bluewater Health is hosting an open house highlighting the many great local resources to help citizens fighting addiction or are living with mental health issues. In addition, free opioid overdose antidote kits (naloxone/narcan) will be available to interested attendees. CMHA LK […]Continue readingBluewater Health Addiction and Mental Health Awareness, Recovery Day and Open House
The CMHA joins the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) in inviting all individuals and communities to find a way to recognize and support World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) on September 10th. It can be as simple as sending a message to those who are in despair, those who are grieving, and those who are supporting […]Continue readingCMHA Recognizes World Suicide Prevention Day
As students and parents prepare for back-to school-season, CMHA Lambton Kent is reminding people to keep mental health in mind during the transition. While a new school year can be exciting, it can also cause stress and anxiety. CMHA suggests maintaining positive mental health during this seasonal shift with the following strategies: Take care of your […]Continue readingBack to school mental health tips
Are you a new mom? Just starting post-secondary school? Recovering from drug or alcohol addiction? Recently lost your job? Going through a divorce? Dealing with chronic pain or a chronic illness? Suffering from the loss of a loved one? This list goes on and on of the types of situations people find themselves in that […]Continue readingFree provincial program now available to help manage depression and anxiety
Congratulations to our Winners! Jamie Sykes is the lucky winner of this year’s Collingwood Condo gift generously donated by Dan Falla. With each $250 raised, all fundraisers 18 years and older were entered in a draw to win an 8 day/7 night stay in a fully furnished 2 bedroom condo at the Georgian Manor in […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide 2018 Thank You and Congratulations!
More than 12,500 Ontarians raised their voices during the recent provincial election campaign to let political candidates know that its time to #erasethedifference and fund mental health and addictions care the same as physical health care. In addition to garnering signatures, the Erase the Difference campaign created significant social media impact, reaching more than 1.5 […]Continue readingThousands of Ontarians send a strong message to erase the difference
Thank you so much to everyone who participated and volunteered at the Lambton Kent Ride Don’t Hide event on Sunday! We are still working on calculations, but so far we’ve counted 515 riders who came out on Sunday at either the first Rondeau Provincial Park Ride or the 5th annual Ride at the Mooretown Sports […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide Lambton Kent Surpasses All Goals!
From Chatham Daily News Wednesday, May 9, 2018 CKHA and CMHA LK partnership one of a kind in Ontario http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/2018/05/08/ckha-and-cmha-lk-partnership-one-of-a-kind-in-ontarioContinue readingNews From CMHA LK and CKHA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Monday May 7 Unique Delivery of Mental Health Services in Chatham Kent
Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) and Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario (CMHA Ontario) are joining forces to call on political parties to commit to urgently-needed investments in mental health and addictions care. To help influence the June 7, 2018 provincial election, AMHO has released WhereChangeHappens, an action plan that calls for new investments in […]Continue readingChampions Call for Increased Funding for Mental Health and Addictions Care
Opioid overdoses and life-saving naloxone are frightening and serious subjects. But a new easy-to-understand resource can help organizations and the average person identify the signs of an opioid-overdose and how to deliver potentially life-saving naloxone. Reducing Harms: Recognizing and Responding to Opioid Overdoses in Your Organization is particularly useful for community groups who work with […]Continue readingNew Toolkit Helps in The Fight Against Opioid Overdoses