International Overdose Awareness Day – A Day of Reflection and Action August 31st marks International Overdose Awareness Day (IAOD), a day that signifies lives profoundly affected by the global overdose epidemic. The data for July 2023 stands as a stark reminder: 278 suspected drug-related deaths in Ontario. Each one representing families, friends, and communities grappling […]Continue readingCMHA Recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day
Transforming Mental Health Care for Youth Aged 12 to 25 SARNIA, ONTARIO – Youth in Sarnia-Lambton now have a transformative new space dedicated to their mental health needs with the opening of the Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario (YWHO) Sarnia-Lambton location. Since 2018, partners, volunteers, and donors have been working to establish a site in Sarnia-Lambton that […]Continue readingYouth Wellness Hubs Ontario Sarnia-Lambton Opens Their Doors
We’re pleased to share our 2022-23 annual report. Over the year, we celebrated many accomplishments, continued our efforts on significant community initiatives, demonstrated commitment to partnerships and continued raising awareness to reduce stigma associated with mental health and addictions. View the full report below:Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent Annual Report 2022-2023 is here!
Every June 21, Canadians come together to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day, an opportunity to honour the rich cultures and contributions of Canada’s First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. CMHA Lambton Kent’s Indigenous Services Team offers both community services that are culture-based specifically for Indigenous peoples, and mainstream services offered to all communities. We recognize […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day
CMHA Lambton-Kent joins individuals and organizations worldwide to celebrate the history, courage and diversity of Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex and asexual (2SLGBTQIA+) individuals for Pride Month in June. CMHA Lambton-Kent will celebrate Pride by having an information booth about our services – including our youth “Out and Proud” group – […]Continue readingCMHA Celebrates Pride
On this National Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day, CMHA Lambton Kent wants to bring light to these serious mental illnesses and stamp out myths and misinformation that may be associated with these conditions. Every May 24, people and organizations come together to raise awareness about schizophrenia and psychosis. According to the World Health Organization, schizophrenia […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes National Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day
Launching just in time for Mental Health Week (May 1-7), Be Safe, a free mobile app, allows users to quickly and easily access local mental health resources that are nearby, available, and up to date. Users of the Be Safe app will be able to connect to the right resource in a time of crisis; […]Continue readingA New Mental Health Resource for Chatham-Kent
For one day only, visit Global Donuts & Deli and purchase a Mental Health Donut! All proceeds are donated to CMHA Lambton Kent to support local mental health programs & services!Continue readingMental Health Donut Day at Global Donuts & Deli!
CMHA recognizes Red Dress Day, the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People Content warning: This message refers to colonial and gender-based violence. CMHA Lambton Kent recognizes May 5 as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S), also known […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Red Dress Day, the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People
Mental Health Week is May 1st – 7th. This year’s theme is #MyStory. Sharing a personal story of mental health can reinforce feelings of strength, resilience, and perseverance. Storytelling is also a powerful tool to reduce stigma and shame. You might consider sharing your story to inspire others in a similar situation to find a […]Continue readingCelebrate Mental Health Week!