CMHA Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) is the lead provider and advocate of specialized community mental health and addiction services integrated with comprehensive primary health care services. CMHA-WECB offers a variety of programs and services for people with a serious mental illness and those dealing with moderate mental illness and addictions. Community well-being is our sole […]Continue readingCMHA Board of Directors is recruiting new members!
A centralized resource connecting children, youth and families to local mental health and addiction supports WINDSOR, ON – Not sure where, when or how to access mental health and addiction services for children and youth? Feeling overwhelmed with mental health information and not sure where to start? On the heels of this Saturday’s National Child […]Continue readingHotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare and partners launch WEConnectKids
As Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Windsor-Essex County Branch 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 per cent of Ontarians believe we will be in a serious mental health crisis when […]Continue readingCMHA encourages candidates to keep mental health and addictions care in mind
As we celebrate Volunteer Week, CMHA recognizes that the majority of firefighters in our province are volunteers. According to the National Fire Protection Association, more than 18,000 Ontarians currently serve as volunteer firefighters. These individuals are trained to the same standard as career firefighters, and they volunteer their services while holding other primary occupations. Their […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates volunteer firefighters across Ontario
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-WECB 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 to others […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Volunteer Week 2022
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!
The second quarter of 2022 is shaping up to be a busy one! With Mental Health Month just around the corner, there are lots of workshops, trainings and events to participate in. All of the details and links for registration can be found in our Mental Health Awareness, Education & Promotion newsletter.Continue readingMental Health Promotion Newsletter
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 12pm 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!
Today, CMHA-WECB 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. According to […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Caregiver Day