Someone in your circle needs our help. Did you know that 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health concern or illness in their lifetime? When you think about your friends, neighbours, colleagues, and loved ones, consider for a moment the challenges they may be experiencing related to their mental health. With more than […]Continue readingGive the gift of mental health this holiday season.
Act for Mental Health calls for the promised Canada Mental Health Transfer now With rising mental health care needs and Emergency Departments stretched past their limits, Canada must act now to cover mental health care, both before and after people are in crisis. So says the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) with a coalition of Canadian […]Continue readingEmergency Departments aren’t the cure for our mental health crisis but there’s nowhere else to turn
Having been evaluated on hundreds of criteria, CMHA Lambton Kent awarded Accredited with Exemplary Standing Chatham & Sarnia, Ontario, October 27, 2022 – Accreditation Canada has announced that CMHA Lambton Kent has been awarded the highest possible designation, ‘Accredited with Exemplary Standing’ for 2022 – 2026. CMHA Lambton Kent also achieved Accreditation with Exemplary Standing […]Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent Achieves Highest Level of Accreditation Canada
Shell Sarnia’s Goal-Zero supports Raising Hope for youth mental health services in Sarnia Lambton.Continue readingShell Sarnia Manufacturing Centre Celebrates Goal-Zero Safety Achievement with a $116k Investment in Youth Mental Health Services
Chatham, ON – August 12, 2022 – Today, on International Youth Day, we are pleased to announce that Chatham Kent’s youth mental health centre will be known as Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario Chatham-Kent (YWHO Chatham-Kent). The name change represents an exciting step forward for youth mental health services in our community and in our province. […]Continue readingCMHA Lambton Kent Announces Name Change for Youth Mental Health Services in Chatham-Kent
The pandemic has made life more difficult for many, but for farmers it has greatly added to existing uncertainties and stress. Yet farmers are less likely to seek the help of professionals — sometimes with devastating consequences. To help, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario has launched the Guardian Network, a volunteer suicide prevention […]Continue readingCMHA Ontario launches suicide prevention program to support farmers
CMHA Lambton Kent joins individuals and organizations around the globe in celebrating International Self-Care Day on July 24, which aims to raise public awareness of the importance of self-care to stay healthy and prevent or delay illness. A self-care task should not be big or complicated – in fact, when energy and resolve are low, […]Continue readingJune 24th is International Self-Care Day
Another Ride Don’t Hide is over, and we at CMHA extend our heartfelt and deep gratitude to all our riders, donors, sponsors and supporters for your commitment to mental health! Our Ride Don’t Hide-ers are more than just riders or donors or volunteers. You are champions for the cause of a lifetime. You have the […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide – Thank You!
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 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