Nobody should wait to be seen. So many people don’t feel like themselves these days, and the pandemic is making it harder to get the help they need. Even before the pandemic, the mental health care system in Canada was not meeting people’s needs due to long waitlists, access issues, inequity and underfunding. The pandemic […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide is back!
More than one in five people say pandemic recovery is their top issue this election which is why Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Lambton Kent urges parties to think about increased access to mental health and addictions care the same way as lowering taxes, growing the economy and building schools. People have been waiting far […]Continue readingPandemic recovery includes mental health and addictions care for all Ontarians
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
Content warning: This message refers to colonial and gender-based violence. CMHA Lambton Kent recognizes today, May 5, as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S) in Canada, also known as #RedDressDay. Today is a day to honour and remember the Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Red Dress Day, the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S)
Sarnia Lambton to Receive Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario Funding Sarnia, ON – May 3, 2022 – Advocates of youth mental health and addictions services are celebrating the announcement by Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario (YWHO) and the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health to include Sarnia-Lambton in the most recent round of funding for eight new […]Continue readingYouth Mental Health and Addictions Advocates Celebrate Announcement
Pilates for Mental Health Week is back! Join Lauren from Embodied Life Pilates & Movement Centre for Pilates Classes to support both your physical and mental health! These classes are by donation and all proceeds are donated to CMHA Lambton Kent. Visit our events page to learn more! https://lambtonkent.cmha.ca/events/ Sign up here: https://www.embodiedlife.ca/pilatesContinue readingPilates for Mental Health!
We are so excited to announce that Global Donuts & Deli for #MentalHealthWeek is back this year! For ONE DAY ONLY (May 4th) purchase a metal health donut at Global Donuts and support local mental health programs and services. All proceeds are donated to CMHA Lambton Kent. Global Donuts & Deli is located at 1603 […]Continue readingGlobal Donuts & Deli for Mental Health Week is BACK!
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 Lambton Kent joins organizations across the country this week in celebrating National Volunteer Week. The theme this year, Volunteering is Empathy in Action, affirms the strong connection between volunteerism and empathy. This profoundly human connection is at the heart of healthier individuals and stronger communities. Empathy is a quality that can help people relate […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Volunteer Week 2022
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!