On June 15, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Lambton Kent joins organizations across Canada in recognizing Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day. This annual event aims to normalize conversations about mental health issues and reduce the stigma that often prevents men from seeking help. As with most of the population, Canadian men report the COVID-19 pandemic […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day
CMHA celebrates Seniors Month CMHA Lambton Kent joins individuals and organizations across Ontario to celebrate Seniors Month in June. Seniors Month is a time to salute and appreciate the enormous contributions seniors and older adults have made, and continue to make, towards building Ontario. The theme of Seniors Month this year is to Stay Safe, […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates Seniors Month
We understand that things are tough right now. More than a year into the pandemic and we’re all feeling the effects. Many of us are struggling with burnout, loneliness, and depression. Balancing the tasks of everyday life – work, parenting, caregiving – has now become more stressful and exhausting. And the idea of taking even […]Continue readingTake 15 minutes just for you!
Opioid-related deaths at all-time high New information released by The Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN), the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario/Ontario Forensic Pathology Service and Public Health Ontario shows that 2020 was the most tragic year on record in opioid-related deaths, with 249 deaths reported in December 2020 alone. There were 2,426 […]Continue readingOpioid-related deaths at all-time high
With news of today’s stay-at-home order, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Lambton Kent reminds people that they can take some simple and basic steps to help them manage their mental health during these challenging times. • It’s normal to feel anxious. Try not to avoid, ignore or suppress anxious thoughts. Instead, be aware of your […]Continue readingTry simple, helpful methods to manage mental health during this stay-at-home period
CMHA celebrates National Caregiver Day Today, CMHA Lambton Kent joins individuals and organizations across the country in celebrating National Caregiver Day. National Caregiver Day is intended to honour caregivers — the millions of parents, children, siblings, spouses and friends who provide unpaid care to support someone with a diminishing physical ability, a debilitating cognitive condition […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Caregiver Day
Province’s mental health leaders launch Everything Is Not OK campaign calling on governments to take immediate action TORONTO, ONT. (March 9, 2021) – Ontario’s leading mental health and addiction organizations are coming together to say Everything Is Not OK in a new campaign that highlights the impacts of COVID-19 on the mental health of children, […]Continue readingEverything Is Not OK: 74% of Ontarians experiencing increased mental health and substance use challenges during the pandemic