This year, from May 6-12, CMHA is asking all Canadians to “Get Loud” on social media and in their communities, workplaces and schools about what mental health really is, to clear up the difference between “mental health” and “mental illness” and suggest what good mental health looks like. “So, what is mental health? Simply put, […]Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent celebrates annual CMHA Mental Health Week May 6-12, 2019
We’re celebrating National Volunteer Week! Thank you to all of our amazing Volunteers who have given their time to volunteer at Ride Don’t Hide! Ride Don’t Hide continues its mission To Bring Mental Health into the Open on June 23, 2019. Will You Be a Part of It? Volunteer with Us! Volunteering with CMHA and […]Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent Celebrates National Volunteer Week
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
Regardless of our mental health experience, we all deserve to thrive. In any given year, one in five Canadians will have a mental illness, but five in five—all of us—have mental health. I have it, you have it, and just like our physical health, we all need to take care of it. Ride Don’t Hide […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide 2019: Bring Mental Health into the Open!
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
Opioid overdoses and life-saving naloxone are frightening and serious subjects. But a new easy-to-understand resource can help organizations and the average person identify the signs of an opioid-overdose and how to deliver potentially life-saving naloxone. Reducing Harms: Recognizing and Responding to Opioid Overdoses in Your Organization is particularly useful for community groups who work with […]Continue readingNew Toolkit Helps in The Fight Against Opioid Overdoses