As individuals and organizations recognize World Homelessness Day and World Mental Health Day on Oct 10, CMHA Ontario is reminding the community that housing is key to the recovery for many people with mental health issues. Individuals with serious mental health conditions frequently identify income and housing as the most important factors in achieving and […]Continue readingImportance of housing for mental health highlighted on October 10
In celebration of World Mental Health Day on October 10, the Family Caregiving Project has launched a set of educational materials and tools that communities, professionals, educational settings and other groups can use to deepen understanding of the experiences of caregiving families in the context of mental illness. In doing so, the project aims to […]Continue readingNew resources to support families in mental health system
Hockey’s back! As players across the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) lace up for another season, CMHA Ontario is proud to support the OHL with Talk Today, a suicide-prevention and mental health awareness program, for the 2021-22 season. Talk Today was created in 2014 in partnership with the OHL and is now offered to athletes nationwide. […]Continue readingTalk Today is back!
The first week of October brings with it the reminder that millions of Canadians live with mental illnesses every day. Oct 3-9 is Mental Illness Awareness Week, a week of public education and awareness that encourages Canadians to learn about mental illness and share their experiences with it. This year’s theme for Mental Illness Awareness […]Continue readingMental Illness Awareness Week reminder of the importance of mental health care
Toppers Pizza Canada is supporting mental health with their new Month of Giving, a fundraising campaign to support community mental health. From September 27 – October 29, $1 from every Sticks sold will be donated to support CMHA Ontario and its branches. Funds raised will benefit mental health supports, programs and services in the regions they operate. For more information […]Continue readingToppers launches Month of Giving in support of mental health
CMHA Ontario joins Canadians across the country in observing the country’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. The day was established by the federal government to honour survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital […]Continue readingCMHA commemorates Truth and Reconciliation Day
The Ontario government is partnering with CMHA Ontario to raise awareness of the impact of sports-related injuries on mental health. The province is investing up to $125,000 to provide educational resources to coaches and parents to help them recognize the symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression in young athletes. CMHA will use the funding to […]Continue readingNew partnership in support of Ontario athletes
The Ontario government has announced $385,000 to expand “In the Know,” a mental health literacy program tailored to support the well-being of the farming community. Expanding In the Know to more communities aims to improve the quality and access to mental health services available to Ontario’s agricultural sector to ensure farmers, their families, and their […]Continue readingOntario funding expansion of farmer mental health program
Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division is pleased to share its 2020-21 annual report, which highlights the successes and ongoing work of the organization between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. The annual report features updates from provincial programs Mental Health Works, the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health, BounceBack, the Excellence through […]Continue readingCMHA Ontario releases 2020-21 annual report
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Thames Valley Addiction and Mental Health Services is now online! The integrated mental health and addiction agency has launched a new website homepage and social media accounts as it works to create low-barrier and streamlined access to services and supports across the region. The agency can be now be […]Continue readingCMHA Thames Valley is now online!