We’re pleased to share our 2021 – 2022 annual report. At CMHA Lambton Kent, it’s been another busy and successful year where we’ve worked diligently to achieve our vision of mentally healthy people in a healthy society. Check out the full report to learn more. Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent Annual Report 2021-2022 is here!
CMHA recognizes PTSD Awareness Day
CMHA Lambon Kent joins individuals and organizations around the world in recognizing PTSD (Posttraumatic stress disorder) Awareness Day. PTSD Awareness Day was officially recognized for the first time in Ontario by the provincial government in 2019. PTSD is an anxiety disorder involving exposure to a traumatic event which could include crimes, natural disasters, accidents, war […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes PTSD Awareness Day
Don’t stress it! Join us for a webinar to learn tips to manage stress and anxiety for return-to-the-office or other reasons
Are you stressed or anxious about world events or other things happening in your lives, like returning to the office? Join us for a one-hour webinar presentation with the Canadian Mental Health Association. You’ll hear from the BounceBack team, as well as receive our Back-to-the-office guide and other tips to help you better manage life’s […]Continue readingDon’t stress it! Join us for a webinar to learn tips to manage stress and anxiety for return-to-the-office or other reasons
CMHA recognizes Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day On June 14
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Lambton Kent joins organizations across Canada in recognizing Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day. This annual event aims to normalize conversations about mental health issues and reduce the stigma that often prevents men from seeking help. A 2021 survey conducted by Movember and Ipsos showed that Canadian men are more […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day On June 14
CMHA celebrates Pride
CMHA Lambton Kent joins individuals and organizations worldwide to celebrate the history, courage and diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) individuals for Pride Month in June. While Pride festivals across the province recognize Ontario’s vibrant and creative LGBTQ2S+ communities, it’s important to note that LGBTQ individuals continue to face […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates Pride
Ride Don’t Hide is back!
Nobody should wait to be seen. So many people don’t feel like themselves these days, and the pandemic is making it harder to get the help they need. Even before the pandemic, the mental health care system in Canada was not meeting people’s needs due to long waitlists, access issues, inequity and underfunding. The pandemic […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide is back!
Pandemic recovery includes mental health and addictions care for all Ontarians
More than one in five people say pandemic recovery is their top issue this election which is why Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Lambton Kent urges parties to think about increased access to mental health and addictions care the same way as lowering taxes, growing the economy and building schools. People have been waiting far […]Continue readingPandemic recovery includes mental health and addictions care for all Ontarians
CMHA encourages candidates to keep mental health and addictions care in mind
As Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Lambton Kent focuses on empathy for Mental Health Week this week, the fact that many Ontarians are weary and struggling is at the forefront. Polling conducted throughout the pandemic indicates that nearly 80 percent of Ontarians believe we will be in a serious mental health crisis when the pandemic […]Continue readingCMHA encourages candidates to keep mental health and addictions care in mind
CMHA recognizes Red Dress Day, the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S)
Content warning: This message refers to colonial and gender-based violence. CMHA Lambton Kent recognizes today, May 5, as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S) in Canada, also known as #RedDressDay. Today is a day to honour and remember the Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Red Dress Day, the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S)
Youth Mental Health and Addictions Advocates Celebrate Announcement
Sarnia Lambton to Receive Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario Funding Sarnia, ON – May 3, 2022 – Advocates of youth mental health and addictions services are celebrating the announcement by Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario (YWHO) and the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health to include Sarnia-Lambton in the most recent round of funding for eight new […]Continue readingYouth Mental Health and Addictions Advocates Celebrate Announcement