The province is less than 40 days away from electing its next government and a new campaign from CMHA branches in Ontario is encouraging voters to put one topic at the top of their election wish list: mental health and addictions care. CMHA’s “I choose” campaign will be using the next six weeks to spotlight […]Continue readingCMHA urges voters to “choose” mental health and addictions care
CMHA celebrates National Volunteer Week 2022
CMHA Lambton Kent joins organizations across the country this week in celebrating National Volunteer Week. The theme this year, Volunteering is Empathy in Action, affirms the strong connection between volunteerism and empathy. This profoundly human connection is at the heart of healthier individuals and stronger communities. Empathy is a quality that can help people relate […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Volunteer Week 2022
Join us for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
CMHA is bringing Canadians together for a nationwide conversation on empathy with some special guests on May 2 at 12 pm EST to kick off Mental Health Week. The event will feature special guests Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Michael Landsberg and Kayla Breelove Carter and will be emceed by professor Nick Petrella. The panel will engage […]Continue readingJoin us for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
Save the Date for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
Sometimes the best way to help is to make people feel seen and heard. That’s why CMHA is bringing Canadians together for a nationwide conversation on May 2 at 12 pm EST to kick-off Mental Health Week. Mental Health Week is a Canadian tradition, with communities, schools and workplaces rallying to celebrate, protect and promote […]Continue readingSave the Date for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
CMHA celebrates National Caregiver Day
Today, CMHA Lambton Kent joins individuals and organizations across the country in celebrating National Caregiver Day. National Caregiver Day is intended to honour caregivers — the millions of parents, children, siblings, spouses and friends who provide unpaid care to support someone with a diminishing physical ability, a debilitating cognitive condition or a chronic life-limiting illness. […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Caregiver Day
Make a difference in your community! Join our Board of Directors
Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton Kent Branch is currently recruiting new Board members. The deadline for receiving applications is April 22nd, 2022. 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. The application instructions are in this link: CMHA Board Recruitment, or by contacting […]Continue readingMake a difference in your community! Join our Board of Directors
Platinum Properties donates Women’s Day event proceeds
Last week, Platinum Properties hosted their #InternationalWomensDay Event, with all proceeds donated to CMHA Lambton Kent. With the support of the event, Platinum Properties donated almost $4,000 to CMHA! THANK YOU for the ongoing support!Continue readingPlatinum Properties donates Women’s Day event proceeds
CMHA celebrates International Women’s Day 2022
On March 8, CMHA Lambton Kent joins individuals and organizations around the world in celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) 2022, an annual event held to mark the social, economic and political achievements of women. The theme of IWD 2022 is #BreakTheBias, which highlights the need to actively call out gender bias, discrimination and stereotyping. Whether […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates International Women’s Day 2022
Pandemic highlights need for community mental health and addictions care: CMHA Ontario pre-budget submission
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division is calling out chronic underfunding and pandemic-related strain on the community-based mental health and addictions sector in its 2022 pre-budget submission to the provincial government. The pandemic has further highlighted the need to prioritize mental health and addictions funding for the community sector, which has demonstrated nimbleness and […]Continue readingPandemic highlights need for community mental health and addictions care: CMHA Ontario pre-budget submission
CMHA recognizes Problem Gambling Awareness Month
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, an annual event to increase public awareness of problem gambling and the availability of prevention, treatment and recovery services. Gambling is a leisure activity that may occur over a continuum, ranging from casual social gambling, with no harm caused, to pathological gambling, with serious harmful consequences for the individual […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Problem Gambling Awareness Month