Canadian Mental Health Association calls for new mental health promotion strategy to get out in front of mental illness. TORONTO (ONTARIO) May 6, 2019 – To mark its 68th annual Mental Health Week, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) calls for a national mental health promotion strategy to help shore up Canadians’ mental health in […]Continue readingSchools teach music, math and coding—why not empathy, tenacity and self-esteem?
Mental Health Week
Throughout Mental Health Week, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division CEO Camille Quenneville has been featured prominently in the Globe and Mail, working alongside regular Globe contributor Dr. Bill Howatt to co-author four columns raising awareness about workplace mental health. Using Howatt’s easy-to-follow, news-you-can-use format of awareness, accountability and action, the co-authored articles touch on […]Continue readingCMHA Ontario CEO co-authors Globe and Mail columns during Mental Health Week
We all deserve to feel well and to thrive. In order to get there, the first thing to keep in mind is that we ALL have mental health to protect, promote and celebrate. Just like with our physical health. Secondly, we need to ask ourselves: are we actively taking care of our mental health? And […]Continue reading16 strategies to help you thrive
(Toronto, May 8, 2019) – Two Western University students will receive $5,000 each from the first-ever research fellowship program of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division. CMHA Ontario selected Western epidemiology and biostatistics doctoral students Jordan Edwards and Klajdi Puka on the strength of their ongoing research about mood and anxiety disorders in migrant […]Continue readingCMHA Ontario awards first-ever research fellowships to Western University doctoral students
Coinciding with Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week, the Toronto Police Services Board (TPSB) announced Monday it has increased the employee benefit for psychological and counselling services to as much as $5,000 per person as part of its new collective bargaining agreements with the Toronto Police Association. This increase now places the Toronto Police […]Continue readingToronto Police Services Board prioritizes psychological assistance for staff
For the 68th straight year, CMHA invites you to #GetLoud for Mental Health Week, May 6-12. This year we’re not just getting loud: we’re getting loud about what mental health really is. So, what is mental health really? Simply put, it is a state of well-being, and we all have it. We might have a mental illness, […]Continue readingGet ready to #GetLoud!
We are all human beings, and each of us has a physical body. We also all have a mind, and we all have emotions. In the same way that we all have a state of physical health, we all have a state of mental health. Mental health is more than the absence of mental illness. […]Continue readingMental health: how it’s like physical health