Lambton Kent residents should check their mailboxes this week for information about a free Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario resource that can help people fight back against mild to moderate anxiety or depression. In partnership with CMHA Lambton Kent, CMHA Ontario Division will be reaching nearly every household in Sarnia Lambton and Chatham Kent by distributing through the mail more than […]Continue readingFree resource to combat mild to moderate anxiety, depression coming soon to a mailbox near you
From March 4-10, CMHA Lambton Kent will recognize the transformational work done every day by Ontario social workers. Social Work Week annually celebrates the profession and the valuable work of approximately 17,000 registered Ontario social workers. This week, we will celebrate alongside the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) and our very own branch staff. This year’s […]Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent celebrates Social Work Week
On March 1st, Zero Discrimination Day, you can do your part to break down the barriers that discrimination creates by reflecting on how it affects people in everyday situations. CMHA Lambton Kent is also encouraging Ontarians to recognize where everyday discrimination takes place and to take action to stop it. Discrimination is often based on […]Continue readingCMHA takes a stand for Zero Discrimination Day
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
Regardless of our mental health experience, we all deserve to thrive. In any given year, one in five Canadians will have a mental illness, but five in five—all of us—have mental health. I have it, you have it, and just like our physical health, we all need to take care of it. Ride Don’t Hide […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide 2019: Bring Mental Health into the Open!
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
Opioid overdoses and life-saving naloxone are frightening and serious subjects. But a new easy-to-understand resource can help organizations and the average person identify the signs of an opioid-overdose and how to deliver potentially life-saving naloxone. Reducing Harms: Recognizing and Responding to Opioid Overdoses in Your Organization is particularly useful for community groups who work with […]Continue readingNew Toolkit Helps in The Fight Against Opioid Overdoses
Check out the How to Use Be Safe and print your own Personal Safety Plan in the Be Safe Pocket Guide – Chatham Kent or Be Safe Pocket Guide – Sarnia Lambton. View our training webinar on using the app in your practice. Be Safe was created by a dedicated team of youth, mindyourmind, the Centre for Addiction and Mental […]Continue readingBe Safe: Get The App Today!