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How 988 could have saved Colin

Last year, at 40 years old, Colin lost his life. He died by suicide. It didn’t have to go that way.

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How 988 could have saved Colin
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CMHA applauds the federal commitment to a three-digit number for suicide prevention and mental health crisis 

A national 988 number will improve access to critical crisis supports. Equal attention must be paid to ensuring Canadians have the mental health and substance use health care they need.  

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CMHA applauds the federal commitment to a three-digit number for suicide prevention and mental health crisis 

Substance use, recovery, and suicide prevention 

The month of September marks both National Recovery Month and World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10). There are links between suicide and substance use disorder – and suicide is preventable among people experiencing substance use disorder. 

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Substance use, recovery, and suicide prevention 

Campus Peer Support Pilot Project: students helping students with their mental health 

The pilot program will offer a specialized peer support training and certification on five Canadian campuses, in partnership with local CMHA offices, providing post-secondary students with the tools they need to support each other’s well-being. 

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Campus Peer Support Pilot Project: students helping students with their mental health 
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The Burnout Crisis: A Call to Invest in ECE and Child and Youth Workers

A new report looking at burnout among Early Childhood Educators and youth workers.

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CMHA Mental Health Week is all about empathy.

#GetReal about how to help.

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Mentally healthy workplaces invest in their employees

Learn how Not Myself Today can help

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Most Canadians worry COVID will never go away

New research shows chronic stress taking toll on individuals and organizations 

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Free Mental Health Care Now

Join our campaign to make mental health a top priority.

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Running on Empty

How community mental health organizations have fared on the frontlines of the pandemic

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