CMHA is bringing Canadians together for a nationwide conversation on empathy with some special guests on May 2 at 12 pm EST to kick off Mental Health Week. The event will feature special guests Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Michael Landsberg and Kayla Breelove Carter and will be emceed by professor Nick Petrella. The panel will engage […]Continue readingJoin us for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
Today, CMHA Simcoe County Branch joins individuals and organizations across the country in celebrating National Caregiver Day. National Caregiver Day is intended to honour caregivers — the millions of parents, children, siblings, spouses and friends who provide unpaid care to support someone with a diminishing physical ability, a debilitating cognitive condition or a chronic life-limiting […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Caregiver Day
With the help of Director Marianne Derow, the Bravado Show Choir has put together a special virtual performance in support of all frontline workers. This is a no charge event. Donations will be forwarded to the Canadian Mental Health Association Simcoe County Branch. Donate today! Let us all help to bring our community […]Continue readingRise Up!
L’Association canadienne pour la santé mentale (ACSM), division de l’Ontario, dénonce le sous-financement chronique et la pression exercée par la pandémie sur le secteur communautaire de la santé mentale et de la lutte contre les dépendances dans son mémoire prébudgétaire 2022 au gouvernement provincial. La pandémie a mis en évidence la nécessité de donner la priorité […]Continue readingLa pandémie met en évidence le besoin de soins communautaires en santé mentale et en lutte contre les dépendances : mémoire prébudgétaire de l’ACSM Ontario
On March 8, CMHA Simcoe County Branch joins individuals and organizations around the world in celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) 2022, an annual event held to mark the social, economic and political achievements of women. The theme of IWD 2022 is #BreakTheBias, which highlights the need to actively call out gender bias, discrimination and stereotyping. […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates International Women’s Day 2022
Firefighters are exposed to some of the greatest psychosocial risks of any profession. Research has shown that the risks and responsibilities they shoulder have a significant impact on their well-being and on their families. These challenges have only been exacerbated by the additional pressures brought on by COVID-19, including social isolation, increased risk of infection, […]Continue readingResilient Minds Program
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division is calling out chronic underfunding and pandemic-related strain on the community-based mental health and addictions sector in its 2022 pre-budget submission to provincial government. The pandemic has further highlighted the need to prioritize mental health and addictions funding for the community sector, which has demonstrated nimbleness and creativity […]Continue readingPandemic highlights need for community mental health and addictions care: CMHA Ontario pre-budget submission
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, an annual event to increase public awareness of problem gambling and the availability of prevention, treatment and recovery services. Gambling is a leisure activity that may occur over a continuum, ranging from casual social gambling, with no harm caused, to pathological gambling, with serious harmful consequences for the individual […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Problem Gambling Awareness Month