(Wednesday, February 13, 2014) – The following is a statement from Camille Quenneville, CEO of CMHA Ontario, in response to the recommendations released today by a five-member jury in an inquest into the deaths of Reyal Jardine-Douglas, Sylvia Klibingaitis and Michael Eligon, three mentally ill Toronto residents fatally shot by police: “We thank the jury for their […]Continue readingCMHA Ontario thanks jury for thoughtful recommendations in coroners inquest
(Tuesday, January 21, 2014) – On January, 28, 2014, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) National CEO, Peter Coleridge, will be available to speak to the media about the ways Canadians can improve and maintain their mental health as well the issues impacting people living with mental health conditions or illnesses. The interview availability coincides with Bell […]Continue readingCanadian Mental Health Association National CEO available to speak about mental health on Bell Let’s Talk Day
It might be vacation time for thousands of working Ontarians, but it’s not relaxing for everyone. Many colleagues left at the office or the factory floor may be anxious or overwhelmed because they’re thrust into unfamiliar jobs covering for people away on vacation. Now imagine those same employees dealing with additional stresses like a death in […]Continue readingWorkplace stress an issue even during Summer’s dog days; Innovative Mental Health Works program can help
NEWMARKET – The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario (CMHA Ontario) has received $150,000 in provincial funding to develop and implement a new educational walking and hiking program for older adults living with mental illness. Many of these walks will be taking place in Conservation Areas across Ontario. Funding for the project was provided through the […]Continue readingConservation Ontario and the Canadian Mental Health Association Partner on new Mood Walks initiative!
If there’s one figure the public should know more about, it’s Linda Chamberlain – psychiatric survivor, tireless advocate and overall inspiration. Chamberlain has overcome obstacles brought on by addiction, poverty, domestic abuse and schizophrenia to become a mental health champion and an influential figure for social change. Along the way she’s been a comedienne, advocate, […]Continue readingNew book chronicles life of influential Mental health champion Linda Chamberlain
Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario invites the media and public to the official launch of Not Anytime Soon! The life & times Linda Chamberlain. Linda Chamberlain will be available for media interviews and photo opportunities. Advance copies of Not Anytime Soon! The life & times of Linda Chamberlain are available for electronic download for accredited […]Continue readingMedia Advisory and Availability: Linda Chamberlain Book Launch
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario and the Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addictions Programs/Addictions Ontario are delighted to endorse Ontario’s new budget. The budget provides investments for some of this province’s most vulnerable residents, including seniors and adults with mental health and addiction needs; and those receiving social assistance. Today’s budget provides one […]Continue readingOntario Budget Increases Support for Mental Health and Addictions
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division (CMHA), in partnership with YMCA Ontario and Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO), has launched the Enabling Minds project. The goal is to reduce barriers that prevent people with mental health-related disabilities from accessing physical activity programs and resources at community centres, fitness clubs, parks and other recreational fitness […]Continue readingLandmark partnership will make fitness sector more accessible for people with mental health-related disabilities
CMHA to play an important role in helping workplaces implement new Standard Today, Canada takes an important step for mental health as the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and the Bureau de Normalisation du Quebec (BNQ) release the country’s first-ever national workplace Standard, The National Standard of Canada – Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace – […]Continue readingCMHA applauds the new, higher standard for workplace mental health promotion and protection
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), in Proud Partnership with the AIR MILES Reward Program and Healthy Minds Canada (HMC), Launches New Highly-Interactive Website Designed to Help Canadians Improve Their Mental Fitness Today, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in proud partnership with the AIR MILES Reward Program and Healthy Minds Canada (HMC), launched a new […]Continue readingHow’s your mental fitness?