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
In the wake of COVID-19, Canadians are facing a new reality of social distancing, self-quarantining and isolation in order to protect public health and safety. These new circumstances may lead individuals with mental health concerns into heightened symptoms of anxiety and depression. In what may be a difficult time for many, the Canadian Mental Health […]Continue readingTips to manage mental health during COVID-19
The annual Orange Shirt Day on September 30th opens the door to global conversation on all aspects of Residential Schools. It is an opportunity to create meaningful discussion about the effects of Residential Schools and the legacy they have left behind. A discussion all Canadians can tune into and create bridges with each other for […]Continue readingCMHA LK Staff Support Orange Shirt Day
Thank you to all the 2019 riders, donors, volunteers and sponsors who supported Ride Don’t Hide to bring mental health into the open. Together we have raised over $55,000! Ride Don’t Hide raises awareness and funds that will make a significant impact in our community. The funds raised support vital services and programs such as […]Continue readingConnected We Are Stronger!
A new, free resource is now available to help Ontario businesses looking for ways to address mental health in the workplace. Mental Health Works – a national social enterprise led by Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division – has launched Mental Health in the Workplace: An Accommodation Guide for Managers and Staff to help employers […]Continue readingNew, free guide to help Ontario businesses address mental health in the workplace
We are pleased to present an interactive virtual timeline featuring key milestones from CMHA’s 100-year history. Scroll through and click the headings for an expanded description of events that shaped CMHA, and made it the truly national, community mental health association that it is today. [Learn about our history]Continue readingCurious about the history of CMHA and how it all started?
Accreditation is an internationally recognized evaluation system that the Canadian Mental Health Association uses to make sure we continue to meet evolving care standards and provide the highest level of quality care possible. Being accredited means that we have been assessed by the third party organization, Accreditation Canada, and have proven ourselves to […]Continue readingPassion for Quality: CMHA Lambton Kent Accredited with Exemplary Standing
Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) and Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario (CMHA Ontario) are joining forces to call on political parties to commit to urgently-needed investments in mental health and addictions care. To help influence the June 7, 2018 provincial election, AMHO has released WhereChangeHappens, an action plan that calls for new investments in […]Continue readingChampions Call for Increased Funding for Mental Health and Addictions Care