Act for Mental Health calls for the promised Canada Mental Health Transfer now With rising mental health care needs and Emergency Departments stretched past their limits, Canada must act now to cover mental health care, both before and after people are in crisis. So says the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) with a coalition of Canadian […]Continue readingEmergency Departments aren’t the cure for our mental health crisis but there’s nowhere else to turn
Ride Don’t Hide – Thank You!
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!
Don’t stress it! Join us for a webinar to learn tips to manage stress and anxiety for return-to-the-office or other reasons
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
CMHA celebrates Pride
CMHA Lambton Kent joins individuals and organizations worldwide to celebrate the history, courage and diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) individuals for Pride Month in June. While Pride festivals across the province recognize Ontario’s vibrant and creative LGBTQ2S+ communities, it’s important to note that LGBTQ individuals continue to face […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates Pride
CMHA encourages candidates to keep mental health and addictions care in mind
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
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
Join us for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
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!
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!
CMHA recognizes Problem Gambling Awareness Month
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 celebrates Black History 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