Holiday magic. Although it’s real for some, the magic can also be a thin veneer, hiding challenging emotions that can come along with the celebrations — in fact, 52% of Canadians report feelings of anxiety, depression and isolation during the holiday season. And, if you’re already depressed or experiencing anxiety, the holidays can make things even worse. Here are five ways that the holidays can be […]Continue readingFive ways to protect your mental health this holiday
Happy Holidays from CMHA Lambton Kent! Season’s greetings from everyone at CMHA Lambton Kent. Please note that our office will be closed on the following days: Friday, December 24th Monday, December 27th Monday, January 3rd For support during the holiday season, please reach out to our Mental Health First Response Team, available every day, even […]Continue readingHappy Holidays from CMHA Lambton Kent!
December 10th is Human Rights Day. Mental health has never been more top-of-mind in Canada. Perhaps because the need has never been so great. “It has been 18 months of isolation, stress and uncertainty,” says Margaret Eaton, National CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). “That is why, amid all the turmoil and confusion, […]Continue readingEnvisioning a Canada where mental health is a human right
In November, Imperial Oil invited communities to share a video on social media, that spoke about mental health. For every share, Imperial Oil donated $10 to CMHA National, including our local branch, CMHA Lambton Kent. On December 8th, Imperial Oil Sarnia Site donated $20,000 to CMHA Lambton Kent. Thank you Imperial Oil for making a […]Continue readingImperial Oil’s “Fuel What Matters” Campaign raises $20,000 for CMHA Lambton Kent
Canadian Mental Health Association, Lambton Kent is launching a new mental health awareness training program specifically for farmers and the agriculture community. In the Know is a mental health literacy program developed at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph created specifically to educate the agricultural community. This half-day training program is being made available […]Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent launching mental health awareness training for the farm community
From November 21 – 27, CMHA Lambton Kent will join with the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery organizations across the country to mark National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). This years’ theme for National Addictions Awareness Week is Driving Change Together, emphasizing how Canadians can collaborate as […]Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent recognizes National Addictions Awareness Week
Support mental health, addictions services and awareness for GivingTuesday CMHA Lambton Kent invites you to join us as we participate in GivingTuesday, a global day of generosity and giving on Nov 30. Each year after Black Friday, Giving Tuesday marks the opening day of the giving season. It’s a time where charities, companies and individuals join together to give back to their favourite causes. There is no “right” way to participate as long as it supports […]Continue readingGivingTuesday – November 30, 2021
Stressed out about school? We’ve got you covered It’s important to pay attention to your mental health just as you would your physical health. CMHA Ontario is reminding students to keep their mental health in check with some quick stress-management tips. Those struggling with low mood or anxiety can turn to our free skill-building program BounceBack®: Reclaim your health to learn how to deal with stress, being overwhelmed […]Continue readingStressed out about school? We’ve got you covered!
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!