Election Day in Ontario is fast approaching which means now is a crucial time to ensure that mental health and addictions care remains a core ballot box issue. All three main political parties have, in fact, made mental health and addictions care a key commitment in their platforms. Let’s let candidates know this is a […]Continue readingCast your vote on June 7th for mental health and addictions care
CMHA-WECB joins individuals and organizations worldwide to celebrate the history, courage and diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer identified (LGBTQ) individuals for Pride Month in June. CMHA-WECB will celebrate Pride by setting up a booth at this year’s Windsor-Essex Pride Fest taking place August 8-12. While Pride festivals across the province recognize Ontario’s vibrant […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates Pride
Individuals with serious mental health and addictions conditions frequently identify housing as one of the most important factors in achieving and maintaining their health. However, for many, maintaining safe and affordable housing can be difficult. That’s why CMHA Ontario calls on political parties to commit to urgently-needed investments in supportive housing for Ontarians in need. […]Continue readingOntarians deserve a place to call home
Canadians are “getting loud” about what mental health really is. This year, Mental Health Week runs from May 7-13. Since CMHA introduced it in 1951, Mental Health Week has been a “mental illness awareness week.” This year, it goes even deeper, to the very heart of what mental health really is. 1 in 5 Canadians […]Continue readingWhat is mental health really?
The impact of mental health in the workplace is astounding. Consider that the cost of mental illnesses to the economy is $51 billion a year and that each week 500,000 Canadians will miss work due to a mental health issue. The fact that mental health and the workplace are so closely linked is the reason […]Continue readingSupporting mental health is good for business
The Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual Mental Health Week is May 7-13, 2018 Each May, Canadians in communities, schools, workplaces and the House of Commons rally around CMHA Mental Health Week. 2018 marks the 67th annual CMHA Mental Health Week. Mental Health Week is led by the Canadian Mental Health Association, which is also celebrating […]Continue readingGet Ready to #GetLoud
CMHA-WECB volunteers are a vital part of our team. By giving generously of their time, talents and energy to support the work of our organization throughout the year, volunteers make many of our programs possible. That’s why from April 15 to 21, CMHA-WECB joins organizations across the country in celebrating Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers during […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Volunteer Week
The CMHA-WECB is excited to offer our raglan sleeve shirts and socks for sale from our Sole Focus Project website – click here to purchase yours today!Continue readingSole Focus Project Swag!
The Transitional Stability Centre is featured in the April 2018 issue of Windsor Life. Continue readingTransitional Stability Centre – Windsor Life April 2018
Every day, more than 3 million Ontarians provide support to loved ones facing illness, mental health issues, disability or challenges associated with aging. On April 3, CMHA-WECB joins organizations and communities across the province for Family Caregiver Day, an annual event to recognize and celebrate the value of caregivers to Ontario’s families, health care system, […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes the value of family caregivers