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International Overdose Awareness Day – A Day of Reflection and Action
Aug 28th, 2023

August 31st marks International Overdose Awareness Day (IAOD), a day that signifies lives profoundly affected by the global overdose epidemic. The data for July 2023 stands as a stark reminder:…

CMHA recognizes Prisoners’ Justice Day
Aug 9th, 2023

CMHA-WECB observes Prisoners’ Justice Day on August 10 to honour individuals who died unnaturally or violently while incarcerated in correctional institutions.   The Ontario Chief Coroner’s Expert Panel’s report examined 186 deaths…

Safe Beds open house showcases program
Jul 13th, 2023

The CMHA-WECB’s Safe Beds Residential Program hosted an open house yesterday for community partners and the media to showcase the program, which opened in September 2020. To learn more about…

CMHA recognizes International Self-Care Day 2023
Jul 13th, 2023

CMHA-WECB joins individuals and organizations around the world on July 24th, in celebration of International Self-Care Day. The awareness day is intended to emphasize the importance of self-care and its…

CMHA Windsor-Essex explores changing hours of operation to meet rising demand for mental health services
Jul 4th, 2023

Sanjay Maru, CTV Windsor June 28, 2023 The Canadian Mental Health Association of Windsor-Essex (CMHA) is reevaluating its operations in response to the growing demand for mental health and addiction…

CMHA celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day
Jun 20th, 2023

Every June 21, Canadians come together to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day, an opportunity to honour the rich cultures and contributions of Canada’s First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples. There…

CMHA recognizes PTSD Awareness Day
Jun 19th, 2023

CMHA-WECB joins individuals and organizations around the world in recognizing PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) Awareness Day. PTSD Awareness Day was officially recognized for the first time in Ontario by the…

CMHA-WECB Achieves Highest Accreditation Rating
Jun 13th, 2023

Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch Achieves Highest Accreditation Rating Possible: Accreditation with Exemplary Standing WINDSOR, ON – Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits health care and…

CMHA celebrates Pride
May 26th, 2023

CMHA-WECB joins individuals and organizations worldwide to celebrate the history, courage and diversity of Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex and asexual (2SLGBTQIA+) individuals for Pride Month…

CMHA recognizes National Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day
May 8th, 2023

On this National Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day, CMHA-WECB wants to bring light to these serious mental illnesses and stamp out myths and misinformation that may be associated with these…

CMHA recognizes Red Dress Day, the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People
May 4th, 2023

Content warning: This message refers to colonial and gender-based violence.  CMHA-WECB recognizes May 5 as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People…

CMHA celebrates International Firefighters Day
May 4th, 2023

May 4 is International Firefighters Day, so CMHA [branch] is pleased to join others around the world in celebrating these brave individuals who serve the public in emergency situations. International…

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