A new Statistics Canada (StatsCan) study released this month shows that social determinants of health, specifically food security and housing, are significant factors for the mental health of First Nations living off-reserve.
Michael Lewkin, Chair of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Thunder Bay Branch Board of Directors, has been presented a Citizens of Exceptional Achievement award in the Spirit of Thunder Bay category.
Collaboration between police and community mental health agencies can benefit people in crisis as well as officers themselves. This was a key theme in a presentation from CMHA Ontario CEO Camille Quenneville at a recent two-day conference hosted by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).
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.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Toronto branch, is calling for an inquest to be held into the shooting of Andrew Loku.
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.
CMHA Windsor Essex is a key partner in a new plan to redefine mental health and addictions care in their community.
The Globe and Mail uncovered that a lack of data exists in provincial and territorial jail, particularly pertaining to solitary confinement.
Starting this fall, kids and youth in the Grey Bruce area will learn about more than reading, writing and arithmetic – they’ll also learn about mental health.