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How to help someone thinking about suicide
Sep 6, 2021

By Canadian Mental Health Association’s Centre for Suicide Prevention  September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, a day to remember those we’ve lost to suicide and raise awareness about how suicide can…

For Mental Health Week, name how you feel. Don’t numb it.
May 3, 2021

For Mental Health Week, name how you feel. Don’t numb it. It is CMHA’s 70th Mental Health Week, and this year we took the pulse of Canada’s emotions and found…

5 strategies for managing your emotions using emotional regulation
Apr 26, 2021

The past year has sent us reeling through a vast range of emotions: worry, stress, boredom, as well as hope, empathy and optimism. According to the second wave of our…

Get Ready to #GetReal about how you feel
Apr 8, 2021

This CMHA Mental Health Week, we’re diving into how we feel. It’s hard to deal with our emotions when we don’t know what we’re feeling. You may have been taught…

Workplace guide to winter wellness
Feb 16, 2021

Of all the seasons, winter may be the hardest on our mental health. According to a 2018 study[1], half of Canadians report the lowest level of happiness during the winter…

Beneath the surface: Self-care myths and facts
Feb 16, 2021

Over the years, we’ve seen a steady increase in mental health awareness. More and more, we’re hearing and talking about wellness, mindfulness, therapy, stress management and self-care. While it’s exciting…

Move for your mood
Jan 18, 2021

This article was written for ParticipACTION’s Move for your Mood campaign. Visit their website for more about the campaign. Move to improve your mental health Before we talk about how…

You can learn to think and feel better!
Nov 18, 2020

The Canadian Mental Health Association is now expanding its BounceBack® program across Canada with support from Bell Let’s Talk. BounceBack is a free, guided self-help program that helps adults and…

Inspiring hope in an age of uncertainty: Top 10 moments of the 5th annual Mental Health for All Conference
Nov 5, 2020

Hope. It’s not blind optimism and it’s far from toxic positivity. It’s being able to imagine an alternative future and moving towards it. It’s the opposite of giving up. This…