Mental Health Notes
Mental Health Week is finally here and Canadians are hearing CMHA’s call to GET LOUD for mental health by raising their voices to end mental health stigma.
Nearly 50 landmarks and business across southern Ontario will be lit green to provide the public with significant visual reminders that next week is Mental Health Week (May 1-8), an important time to talk openly about your mental health.
E-QIP – the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project – is coming to a city near you. You are invited to join us.
Addictions Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) and CMHA Ontario are hosting eight meetings across the province to learn more about the regional differences as it relates to quality improvement work in the mental health and addictions sector. This will help us develop and design the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP).
CMHA Ontario believes women not receiving equal payment for the same work done by their male counterparts are being stymied from reaching their full potential.
Buoyed by the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL), more than 800 athletes have now received suicide-awareness training through the CMHA’s Talk Today program.
Communities across Ontario are encouraged to join what is becoming a large and growing green movement for Mental Health Week.
National Caregiver Day, April 5, is an important time to reflect and thank the caregivers in our lives – but also to raise awareness of the challenges they can face as a result of their caregiving role.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division, in partnership with CMHA Toronto, is launching a free initiative that aims to promote positive mental health and reduce social isolation in caregivers over the age of 55 in the Toronto area.
Irene Merie, Chair of the Board of Directors for The Canadian Mental Health Association, is pleased to announce that Dr. Patrick Smith is CMHA’s new national CEO. With a PhD in clinical psychology, he brings considerable experience to this position, having worked in leadership roles in the mental health and addictions sectors for more than 20 years.