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
CMHA-WECB is encouraging Ontarians to take a stand for equitable access to mental health and addictions care for Zero Discrimination Day. Held annually on March 1, Zero Discrimination Day is an annual campaign which aims to celebrate diversity and reject discrimination in all its forms. CMHA recognizes that stigma and discrimination is a reality for […]Continue readingCMHA takes a stand for Zero Discrimination Day
It’s time to press for progress. That’s the theme of International Women’s Day this year. Celebrated on March 8 around the world, the annual awareness day has a special emphasis on action for gender parity, including in the mental health and addictions sector. A number of studies on women’s health have demonstrated strong links between […]Continue readingCMHA calls for action on International Women’s Day
On February 28, individuals and organizations across the country will come together to celebrate Pink Shirt Day, an annual anti-bullying campaign. Bullying is a major problem in our schools, workplaces, homes and online. Pink Shirt Day aims to raise awareness of these issues, as well as raise funds to support programs that foster children’s healthy […]Continue readingCMHA supports Pink Shirt Day