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
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 is bringing Canadians together for a nationwide conversation on empathy with some special guests on May 2 at 12 pm EST to kick off Mental Health Week. The event will feature special guests Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Michael Landsberg and Kayla Breelove Carter and will be emceed by professor Nick Petrella. The panel will engage […]Continue readingJoin us 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!
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, an annual event to increase public awareness of problem gambling and the availability of prevention, treatment and recovery services. Gambling is a leisure activity that may occur over a continuum, ranging from casual social gambling, with no harm caused, to pathological gambling, with serious harmful consequences for the individual […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Problem Gambling Awareness Month
CMHA Lambton Kent joins Canadians across the country to honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present, for Black History Month in February. While Black History Month is a time to learn about the many important contributions of African, Caribbean, and Black Canadians to the settlement, growth and development of Canada, it’s important to […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates Black History Month
December 10th is Human Rights Day. Mental health has never been more top-of-mind in Canada. Perhaps because the need has never been so great. “It has been 18 months of isolation, stress and uncertainty,” says Margaret Eaton, National CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). “That is why, amid all the turmoil and confusion, […]Continue readingEnvisioning a Canada where mental health is a human right
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
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