As individuals and organizations recognize World Homelessness Day and World Mental Health Day on Oct 10, CMHA Lambton Kent is reminding the community that housing is key to the recovery for many people with mental health issues. Individuals with serious mental health conditions frequently identify income and housing as the most important factors in achieving […]Continue readingThe importance of housing for mental health is highlighted on October 10
Talk Today is back! Hockey’s back! As players across the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) lace up for another season, CMHA Lambton Kent is proud to support the Sarnia Sting with Talk Today, a suicide-prevention and mental health awareness program, for the 2021-22 season. Talk Today was created in 2014 in partnership with the OHL and […]Continue readingTalk Today is Back!
We’re pleased to share our 2020-21 annual report. 2020/21 was a year that provided CMHA Lambton Kent with obstacles and opportunities. To say that we are extremely proud of the way in which our teams have responded to these challenges would be an understatement. Check out the full report to learn more!Continue readingWe are pleased to share our 2020-21 Annual Report!
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
Introducing the ACCESS Open Minds 50/50 Draw! Purchase a ticket today to help support the development of an ACCESS Open Minds centre in Sarnia-Lambton, a partnership between Bluewater Health, St. Clair Child & Youth Services, and Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton-Kent. Lottery managed by Bluewater Health Foundation. Your support will make a difference in: How […]Continue readingYOUR TIME TO WIN BIG IS NOW! WHEN YOU WIN, WE WIN, AND YOUTH WIN!
Ride Don’t Hide Event Rolls with the Times Mental health fundraiser goes virtual through all of June Every year we embark on Ride Don’t Hide, an event that brings people together raise awareness and funds for mental health. By bringing our own experiences out of hiding and into open discussion, we reduce the stigma associated […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide Event Rolls with the Times
Bounce back from worry and stress with free life-skills program The latest provincial and national surveys have made it clear that the pandemic’s strain on the mental health of Ontarians has reached all-time highs. The rates of stress, anxiety and depression in the province are worse than ever. If you are struggling and looking for […]Continue readingBounce back from worry and stress with free life-skills program
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
The power of people working together can bring about monumental changes. That’s why CMHA Lambton Kent joins organizations across the country this week in celebrating National Volunteer Week. The theme this year, The Value of One, The Power of Many, reflects on the acts of kindness by millions of individuals and the magic that happens […]Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent celebrates National Volunteer Week 2021
With news of today’s stay-at-home order, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Lambton Kent reminds people that they can take some simple and basic steps to help them manage their mental health during these challenging times. • It’s normal to feel anxious. Try not to avoid, ignore or suppress anxious thoughts. Instead, be aware of your […]Continue readingTry simple, helpful methods to manage mental health during this stay-at-home period