Whether you refer to it as the back to work blues, the January blues or the winter blues, people often share feeling a little down after the holidays. And while Blue Monday is a myth, research confirms that Canadians are prone to a downward shift in mood in the winter months. A research study in […]Continue readingWinter Blues
Clara has struggled with depression and anxiety since she was a girl. She got no help at school. Later, she got no help at work. She got onto waitlists, and then waited. And waited. The help never came. “I have lived in the dark for years. I have nowhere to turn.” Let’s rewrite Clara’s story: […]Continue readingGive to rewrite the mental health story in Canada
New youth centre offering mental health and addictions servicesContinue readingACCESS Open Minds Coming to Downtown Sarnia
The annual Orange Shirt Day on September 30th opens the door to global conversation on all aspects of Residential Schools. It is an opportunity to create meaningful discussion about the effects of Residential Schools and the legacy they have left behind. A discussion all Canadians can tune into and create bridges with each other for […]Continue readingCMHA LK Staff Support Orange Shirt Day
Thank you to all the 2019 riders, donors, volunteers and sponsors who supported Ride Don’t Hide to bring mental health into the open. Together we have raised over $55,000! Ride Don’t Hide raises awareness and funds that will make a significant impact in our community. The funds raised support vital services and programs such as […]Continue readingConnected We Are Stronger!
CMHA LK is Recruiting New Board members. Get involved! Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton Kent Branch is currently recruiting new Board members. Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, April 26th, 2019. If you have an interest in mental health and wish to make a difference at the board level, we’d love to hear from you. […]Continue readingBoard Member Recruitment
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
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