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
On March 8, CMHA-WECB 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 deliberate or […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates International Women’s Day 2022
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 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 creativity […]Continue readingPandemic highlights need for community mental health and addictions care: CMHA Ontario pre-budget submission
Registration is now open for the 2022 virtual conference, QI Innovations: Better Data, Better Decisions, Better Outcomes taking place April 12, 2022. Featuring a keynote address from Dr Laura Rosella, the Principal Investigator and Scientific Director of the Population Health Analytics Lab at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, this virtual event is for […]Continue readingRegistration is now open for QI Innovations conference
Firefighters are exposed to some of the greatest psychosocial risks of any profession. Research has shown that the risks and responsibilities they shoulder have a significant impact on their well-being and on their families. These challenges have only been exacerbated by the additional pressures brought on by COVID-19, including social isolation, increased risk of infection, […]Continue readingResilient Minds