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
Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact with Youth! Training provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton Kent Branch. Please see poster for registration details: Mental Health First Aid Poster March 2018 CIContinue readingMental Health First Aid Training March 21, 22, 2018
Chatham-Kent: February 21, 2018 — Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA), in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton Kent (CMHA LK), are delighted to announce that all outpatient mental health services will be moving to 240 Grand Avenue West, CMHA LK’s current location. The move, scheduled for March, will provide more convenient access to mental […]Continue readingNews Release – Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s Mental Health Out-Patient Services Moving to Co-locate with Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton Kent at Grand Avenue Location
Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League, in association with the Canadian Mental Health Association, and Teachers Life, are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of mental health during upcoming OHL games throughout the month of February. The awareness campaign is part of the ongoing commitment by OHL clubs, local CMHA Ontario […]Continue readingFebruary is TalkToday Month across the OHL
For decades, mental health and addictions services in communities throughout Ontario have been chronically underfunded compared to other parts of the health system. The result: it’s impossible to meet the needs of Ontarians. Wait times are up. Programs have been cut. People are falling through the cracks. But we’re on the cusp of something big. […]Continue readingJoin CMHA in the Call to Erase the Difference
Don’t let mental health stay hidden, ride in plain sight. Ride Don’t Hide. Register today! Registration for Ride Don’t Hide 2018 is Open! Register for Ride Don’t Hide on Sunday, June 24, 2018 to show you care and help end the stigma! Ride Don’t Hide is CMHA Lambton Kent’s annual fundraiser to raise funds for the […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide 2018 Registration is OPEN!
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
July 24 is International Self-Care Day, which aims to raise public awareness of the importance of self-care to stay healthy and prevent or delay illness. Established in 2011 by the International Self-Care Foundation (ISCF), Self-Care Day aims to raise public awareness of the importance of self-care to stay healthy and prevent or delay illness. Self-care […]Continue readingToday is International Self-Care Day!
“(This event) inspires courage and strength in the face of adversity and the message is one of personal achievement, rather than limitations of an illness.” Russell Luyt Read more about Russell’s experience and involvement in Ride Don’t Hide here: rdh-is-important-to-russellContinue readingCMHA’s Ride Don’t Hide Is Important To Me
Check out the How to Use Be Safe and print your own Personal Safety Plan in the Be Safe Pocket Guide – Chatham Kent or Be Safe Pocket Guide – Sarnia Lambton. View our training webinar on using the app in your practice. Be Safe was created by a dedicated team of youth, mindyourmind, the Centre for Addiction and Mental […]Continue readingBe Safe: Get The App Today!