Chatham, ON – August 12, 2022 – Today, on International Youth Day, we are pleased to announce that Chatham Kent’s youth mental health centre will be known as Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario Chatham-Kent (YWHO Chatham-Kent). The name change represents an exciting step forward for youth mental health services in our community and in our province. […]Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent Announces Name Change for Youth Mental Health Services in Chatham-Kent
CMHA Lambton Kent joins individuals and organizations around the globe in celebrating International Self-Care Day on July 24, which aims to raise public awareness of the importance of self-care to stay healthy and prevent or delay illness. A self-care task should not be big or complicated – in fact, when energy and resolve are low, […]Continue readingJune 24th is International Self-Care Day
Another Ride Don’t Hide is over, and we at CMHA extend our heartfelt and deep gratitude to all our riders, donors, sponsors and supporters for your commitment to mental health! Our Ride Don’t Hide-ers are more than just riders or donors or volunteers. You are champions for the cause of a lifetime. You have the […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide – Thank You!
CMHA Lambon Kent joins individuals and organizations around the world in recognizing PTSD (Posttraumatic stress disorder) Awareness Day. PTSD Awareness Day was officially recognized for the first time in Ontario by the provincial government in 2019. PTSD is an anxiety disorder involving exposure to a traumatic event which could include crimes, natural disasters, accidents, war […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes PTSD Awareness Day
Are you stressed or anxious about world events or other things happening in your lives, like returning to the office? Join us for a one-hour webinar presentation with the Canadian Mental Health Association. You’ll hear from the BounceBack team, as well as receive our Back-to-the-office guide and other tips to help you better manage life’s […]Continue readingDon’t stress it! Join us for a webinar to learn tips to manage stress and anxiety for return-to-the-office or other reasons
The 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. A 2021 survey conducted by Movember and Ipsos showed that Canadian men are more […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day On June 14
Nobody should wait to be seen. So many people don’t feel like themselves these days, and the pandemic is making it harder to get the help they need. Even before the pandemic, the mental health care system in Canada was not meeting people’s needs due to long waitlists, access issues, inequity and underfunding. The pandemic […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide is back!
More than one in five people say pandemic recovery is their top issue this election which is why Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Lambton Kent urges parties to think about increased access to mental health and addictions care the same way as lowering taxes, growing the economy and building schools. People have been waiting far […]Continue readingPandemic recovery includes mental health and addictions care for all Ontarians
As Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Lambton Kent focuses on empathy for Mental Health Week this week, the fact that many Ontarians are weary and struggling is at the forefront. Polling conducted throughout the pandemic indicates that nearly 80 percent of Ontarians believe we will be in a serious mental health crisis when the pandemic […]Continue readingCMHA encourages candidates to keep mental health and addictions care in mind
Content warning: This message refers to colonial and gender-based violence. CMHA Lambton Kent recognizes today, May 5, as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S) in Canada, also known as #RedDressDay. Today is a day to honour and remember the Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Red Dress Day, the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S)