Are you ready for Mental Health Week, May 6-12? It’s the 68th year of this Canadian tradition, and we’ve got what you need to get loud – and clear. Because 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 […]Continue readingGet ready to #GetLoud!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Honours Mentally Healthy Workplaces Wajax Receives CMHA’s 2019 Workplace Excellence Award VANCOUVER (B.C.) March 12, 2019: One of Canada’s leading industrial products and service providers, Wajax, today received the CMHA 2019 Workplace Excellence Award in recognition of its unwavering commitment to fostering a safe and supportive work culture for its employees. The annual award […]Continue readingCanadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Honours Mentally Healthy Workplaces
The survey is now closed. Being an entrepreneur comes with unique stressors and challenges. Business owners tend to face high workloads and feel pressure to develop expertise in all areas of business including finance, marketing, operations and more. It’s because of these unique career challenges that CMHA is conducting the first nationwide research on entrepreneurs’ […]Continue readingOnline Survey: Entrepreneurs’ Mental Health
With an estimated one million Canadians struggling with Eating Disorders, we simply can’t afford to wait. That’s the theme this year for Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW), which runs annually from February 1-7. EDAW urges Canadians to raise awareness about the causes, prevalence and impact of Eating Disorders. Eating Disorders affect people of all genders, […]Continue reading5 Ways to Take Action for Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Is Blue Monday really the most depressing day of the year? Not scientifically speaking, no. It was actually a marketing strategy created to encourage people to go on vacation in January. What is very real, however, is Seasonal Affective Disorder, and so are the “winter blues.” As days get shorter, darker, and colder, it’s quite common to notice a shift in mood. In Canada, […]Continue readingBlue Monday – Myth or Fact?
STATEMENT Canadian Mental Health Association and its Centre for Suicide Prevention Respond to CCA Report on Medical Assistance in Dying Calgary, AB, December 17, 2018: The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and the Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP), a branch of CMHA, commend the Canadian Council of the Academies (CCA) for not recommending, in its […]Continue readingCMHA and its CSP Respond to CCA Report on Medical Assistance in Dying
Big and small, public and private, unionized and not: workplaces everywhere are taking mental health in hand. You’ve heard that the Standard can help you prevent psychological harm and promote psychological health, and you’re ready to start. So, what’s next? Now you don’t have to do it in the dark. A national research project, led […]Continue readingGet up to Standard with mental health in your workplace
November 26–December 2, 2018 #AllWalksOfLife Addiction does not discriminate—it affects all walks of life. This week is National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW) and the Canadian Mental Health Association supports the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) in addressing stereotypes about substance use disorders. Continue readingNational Addictions Awareness Week 2018
100 years of community, of hope, of progress, of togetherness, of strength. This year, we celebrate CMHA’s 100th anniversary, and with it, we celebrate the mental health change-makers of our hundredth year. These individuals and organizations embody leadership and excellence in the mental health field, making innovative changes to the mental health landscape in Canada. […]Continue readingHonouring excellence, leadership and innovation in mental health