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October 1, 2015 CMHA is calling for increased mental health funding this election

And we need your help! #GETLOUD for increased mental health funding!

Over the last several years, governments at different levels across the country have made investments in mental health and addiction services, supports and programs for their respective communities. And there are examples all across the country of effective programs that promote mental health, prevent mental illness, and provide effective mental health and addiction services.

October 1, 2015 Talk Today looks to make strides in year two

Talk TodayWith the first puck now dropped for the 2015-16 Ontario Hockey League (OHL) season, CMHA Ontario has even more goals for the Talk Today program.

October 1, 2015 Eastern Ontario TV stations wins CMHA Media Award

Mental Health MattersTV Cogeco in Cornwall, Ontario is the recipient of this year’s CMHA Ontario provincial media award.

September 17, 2015 CMHA Ontario welcomes decision to defer Employment Related Benefit

For FBCanadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario welcomed the recent announcement by the Ministry of Community and Social Services to defer implementation of the Employment Related Benefit until further consultation with recipients and stakeholders.

September 17, 2015 CMHA speaks out on responsible reporting of suicide

sentinel_reviewA new series by the Woodstock Sentinel Review examines the role that the media plays in the stigma surrounding suicide and mental health issues.

September 17, 2015 CMHA Sudbury mental health services now available in the evening

The Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) Sudbury/Manitoulin branch has extended its hours into the evening as part of a pilot project.

August 13, 2015 CMHA National Employment Project receives federal funding

Canadian Mental Health Associations in 13 cities will receive $10 million over the next three years to aid individuals with mental health issues to find and maintain employment.


August 13, 2015 CMHA and partners receive close to $3.7 million to support older adult caregivers

Minister WongThe Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced recently that CMHA Ontario is a recipient of New Horizons for Seniors Program funding as part of a collaborative project that aims to reduce social isolation among seniors in Toronto.

July 10, 2015 CMHA Ontario housing submission highlights need for long term investment

submission coverProviding housing for individuals with mental health and addiction issues should be a special focus of Ontario’s Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy, states a recent CMHA Ontario submission to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH).

June 19, 2015 Results from Living Life to the Full Project now available

Just in time for Ontario Seniors Month, June marks the official release of the results of an exciting pilot project aimed at enhancing mental well-being among older adults in Ontario. Implemented from January 2014 to March 2015, the Living Life to the Full for Older Adults pilot project was run in partnership with CMHA BC, the Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario (OACAO), York Institute for Health Research, and Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest.