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CMHA supports Pink Shirt Day
Feb 16th, 2023

Each year on the last Wednesday in February, individuals and organizations around the world come together to recognize Pink Shirt Day to promote anti-bullying initiatives. CKNW Kids’ Fund‘s Pink Shirt…

Community mental health and addictions at a crisis point: CMHA Ontario at budget committee
Feb 16th, 2023

With the budget due next month and the province in surplus, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario is urging the government to commit $125 million to bolster the community mental…

CMHA celebrates Canada’s Agricultural Day and reminds farmers of supports available
Feb 14th, 2023

On February 15 2023, CMHA-WECB joins Canadians across the country in celebrating Canada’s Agriculture Day and show our support for the people that make our agriculture industry possible. Mental health…

Resources to protect your mental health online on Safer Internet Day
Feb 6th, 2023

Feb. 7 marks Safer Internet Day, which provides an opportunity for Canadian Mental Health Association branches to remind their communities of strategies for using the internet, social media and related…

COVID-19 Updates
Jan 17th, 2023

Deemed an essential service by the Ontario government throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) remains open and is ensuring community mental health and…

Introducing Your Health Space
Nov 25th, 2022

The past few years have been a challenging time for those working in health care settings. Health care workers, support staff, and organizational leaders are all facing extreme levels of…

CMHA-WECB marks National Addictions Awareness Week
Nov 21st, 2022

November 20-26 marks National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW), an annual awareness campaign coordinated by the Canadian Centre for Substance Use and Addiction in cooperation with all its partner organizations, including…

CMHA commemorates Transgender Day of Remembrance
Nov 18th, 2022

CMHA-WECB joins individuals and organizations worldwide to commemorate the Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of transgender people whose lives were lost…

No wait list for ‘forgotten grievers’: How CMHA Windsor-Essex is helping youth cope with death
Nov 17th, 2022

The local branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association has hired a second ‘Grief Works’ therapist even though the program receives no government funding. “We can’t have grieving young people…

Text 247247 for mental health, addiction, and problem gambling services in Ontario
Oct 17th, 2022

ConnexOntario now offers a text line as a fast and convenient way to reach out for mental health and addiction service information. Ontarians can text CONNEX to 247247 to connect…

Mental Illness Awareness Week highlights the need for timely access to mental health care
Oct 1st, 2022

The first full week of October invites Canadians to share the realities of living with mental health issues through Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW). MIAW is an annual national public…

Mobile health clinic with mental health, addiction and dental support an “exceptional model”
Sep 28th, 2022

Bob Bellacicco, CTV Windsor Essex County Warden Gary McNamara says a mobile health clinic will help health professionals to better respond to residents in crisis in high-priority neighbourhoods. “I…

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