A logo for reconciliation: CMHA shows solidarity with Indigenous peoples in Canada In honour of the children who died at residential schools and in recognition of the survivors and their families, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will be changing the colour of its logo to orange until Orange Shirt Day on September 30. Beyond […]Continue readingA logo for reconciliation: CMHA shows solidarity with Indigenous peoples in Canada
Introducing the ACCESS Open Minds 50/50 Draw! Purchase a ticket today to help support the development of an ACCESS Open Minds centre in Sarnia-Lambton, a partnership between Bluewater Health, St. Clair Child & Youth Services, and Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton-Kent. Lottery managed by Bluewater Health Foundation. Your support will make a difference in: How […]Continue readingYOUR TIME TO WIN BIG IS NOW! WHEN YOU WIN, WE WIN, AND YOUTH WIN!
Bounce back from worry and stress with free life-skills program The latest provincial and national surveys have made it clear that the pandemic’s strain on the mental health of Ontarians has reached all-time highs. The rates of stress, anxiety and depression in the province are worse than ever. If you are struggling and looking for […]Continue readingBounce back from worry and stress with free life-skills program
How are we feeling? Canadians are worried, bored, stressed, lonely and sad CMHA and UBC release data on emotional impact of the pandemic for Mental Health Week Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC (May 3, 2021) – The pandemic is taking an emotional toll on people in Canada, as 77% of adults report feeling so-called negative […]Continue readingHow are we feeling? Canadians are worried, bored, stressed, lonely and sad CMHA and UBC release data on emotional impact of the pandemic for Mental Health Week
NEWS RELEASE Third poll in CMHA Ontario series indicates mental health impact of COVID-19 at all-time high (Toronto, March 15, 2021) – As we mark the one-year anniversary of the province’s COVID-19 emergency declaration, a new survey is highlighting alarming trends that indicate the pandemic’s strain on the mental health of Ontarians has reached all-time […]Continue readingThird poll in CMHA Ontario series indicates mental health impact of COVID-19 at all-time high
On February 24, individuals and organizations across the country will come together to celebrate Pink Shirt Day, an annual anti-bullying campaign. Bullying is a form of aggression where there is a power imbalance; the person doing the bullying has power over the person being victimized. In additional to any physical trauma incurred, bullying can result […]Continue readingFebruary 24th is Pink Shirt Day
Expand access to harm reduction interventions during COVID-19: CMHA Ontario branches support safer supply approaches The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) network consists of 28 branches across the province that provide community-based clinical and social services to Ontarians living with mental health and substance-use issues. All CMHA branches work from a harm-reduction framework that aims […]Continue readingCMHA Ontario branches support safer supply approaches
We’re pleased to share our 2019 – 20 annual report. At CMHA Lambton Kent, it’s been another busy and successful year where we’ve worked diligently to achieve our vision of mentally healthy people in a healthy society. Check out the full report to learn more. Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent Annual Report 2019-20
Ride Don’t Hide is going virtual for 2020. Because everyone deserves to feel well, now more than ever. In a time of unprecedented uncertainty, stress, anxiety and physical distancing, we all need connection to and support from our communities like never before. Show everyone that even though we’re apart right now, they’re not alone in dealing with […]Continue readingRIDE DON’T HIDE IS GOING VIRTUAL!
(SARNIA, May 14, 2020) – As more details emerge about the psychological impact of COVID- 19, CMHA Lambton Kent is encouraging anyone who is struggling with mental health and addictions issues at this time to reach out and seek help. The call comes as new provincial data this week showed that far fewer people with […]Continue readingNew data says fewer Ontarians are seeking mental health supports during COVID-19, but services are helping those who use them