Accreditation is an internationally recognized evaluation system that the Canadian Mental Health Association uses to make sure we continue to meet evolving care standards and provide the highest level of quality care possible. Being accredited means that we have been assessed by the third party organization, Accreditation Canada, and have proven ourselves to […]Continue readingPassion for Quality: CMHA Lambton Kent Accredited with Exemplary Standing
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
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
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!