With the recent increase in marketing and availability of online gambling in Ontario, opportunities for gambling are more accessible than ever. While gambling is a recreational activity for most, it can also develop into a problem for some. March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, an annual event to increase public awareness of problem gambling and […]Continue readingThis Problem Gambling Awareness Month, recognize the warning signs to minimize negative impact
Shell Sarnia Manufacturing Centre Celebrates Goal-Zero Safety Achievement with a $116k Investment in Youth Mental Health Services
Shell Sarnia’s Goal-Zero supports Raising Hope for youth mental health services in Sarnia Lambton.Continue readingShell Sarnia Manufacturing Centre Celebrates Goal-Zero Safety Achievement with a $116k Investment in Youth Mental Health Services
CMHA Lambton Kent Announces Name Change for Youth Mental Health Services in Chatham-Kent
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
Pandemic recovery includes mental health and addictions care for all Ontarians
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
Youth Mental Health and Addictions Advocates Celebrate Announcement
Sarnia Lambton to Receive Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario Funding Sarnia, ON – May 3, 2022 – Advocates of youth mental health and addictions services are celebrating the announcement by Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario (YWHO) and the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health to include Sarnia-Lambton in the most recent round of funding for eight new […]Continue readingYouth Mental Health and Addictions Advocates Celebrate Announcement
Pilates for Mental Health!
Pilates for Mental Health Week is back! Join Lauren from Embodied Life Pilates & Movement Centre for Pilates Classes to support both your physical and mental health! These classes are by donation and all proceeds are donated to CMHA Lambton Kent. Visit our events page to learn more! https://lambtonkent.cmha.ca/events/ Sign up here: https://www.embodiedlife.ca/pilatesContinue readingPilates for Mental Health!
CMHA urges voters to “choose” mental health and addictions care
The province is less than 40 days away from electing its next government and a new campaign from CMHA branches in Ontario is encouraging voters to put one topic at the top of their election wish list: mental health and addictions care. CMHA’s “I choose” campaign will be using the next six weeks to spotlight […]Continue readingCMHA urges voters to “choose” mental health and addictions care
CMHA celebrates National Volunteer Week 2022
CMHA Lambton Kent joins organizations across the country this week in celebrating National Volunteer Week. The theme this year, Volunteering is Empathy in Action, affirms the strong connection between volunteerism and empathy. This profoundly human connection is at the heart of healthier individuals and stronger communities. Empathy is a quality that can help people relate […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Volunteer Week 2022
Save the Date for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
Sometimes the best way to help is to make people feel seen and heard. That’s why CMHA is bringing Canadians together for a nationwide conversation on May 2 at 12 pm EST to kick-off Mental Health Week. Mental Health Week is a Canadian tradition, with communities, schools and workplaces rallying to celebrate, protect and promote […]Continue readingSave the Date for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
Pandemic highlights need for community mental health and addictions care: CMHA Ontario pre-budget submission
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division is calling out chronic underfunding and pandemic-related strain on the community-based mental health and addictions sector in its 2022 pre-budget submission to the provincial government. The pandemic has further highlighted the need to prioritize mental health and addictions funding for the community sector, which has demonstrated nimbleness and […]Continue readingPandemic highlights need for community mental health and addictions care: CMHA Ontario pre-budget submission