As the cold winter days grow shorter, Ontarians may find themselves lacking energy and feeling “blue.” Winter blues is a term that is commonly used to describe a mild form of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or a general feeling of low energy and mood during the winter months. Signs you may be experiencing SAD may include […]Continue readingTips to shake off the winter blues
International Overdose Awareness Day – A Day of Reflection and Action August 31st marks International Overdose Awareness Day (IAOD), a day that signifies lives profoundly affected by the global overdose epidemic. The data for July 2023 stands as a stark reminder: 278 suspected drug-related deaths in Ontario. Each one representing families, friends, and communities grappling […]Continue readingCMHA Recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day
CMHA Lambton-Kent joins individuals and organizations worldwide to celebrate the history, courage and diversity of Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex and asexual (2SLGBTQIA+) individuals for Pride Month in June. CMHA Lambton-Kent will celebrate Pride by having an information booth about our services – including our youth “Out and Proud” group – […]Continue readingCMHA Celebrates Pride
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
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!
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 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
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!