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CMHA statement on conversion ‘therapy’
Nov 26, 2021

Conversion ‘therapy’ is a harmful practice that puts the mental health of 2SLGBTQ+ people at risk  The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most extensive community mental health organization in Canada with…

CMHA commends federal government for prioritizing mental health in Speech from the Throne
Nov 23, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mental health must be prioritized as fundamental to overall health  TORONTO (ONTARIO) Nov. 23, 2021 — The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) National CEO, Margaret Eaton, today issued the following statement in…

CMHA applauds new federal ministers for mental health, addictions and housing
Oct 26, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO (ONTARIO) Oct. 26, 2021—Margaret Eaton, National CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), today issued the following statement in response to the new federal cabinet:…

Message from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada
Oct 21, 2021

Read a message from Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer, to the participants of the 6th annual Mental Health For All Conference

Join CMHA in Deconstructing Normal at its sixth annual Mental Health For All conference
Oct 19, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY  Toronto (ONTARIO) Oct. 19, 2021 – The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will host its sixth annual Mental Health for All Conference (MH4A 2021) LIVE on a virtual…

Weston Family Foundation donates $3 million to the Canadian Mental Health Association to support the mental health of youth and underserved populations
Oct 13, 2021

For immediate release Toronto, ON. October 13, 2021 – The Weston Family Foundation is donating $3 million to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) to expand access to BounceBack, a free, guided mental health self-help…

CMHA recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Sep 30, 2021

Today, on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we take time to reflect and act upon our responsibilities to dismantle the systemic racism and colonialism that continues to…

The Canadian Mental Health Association congratulates newly elected MPs, urges immediate action on mental health
Sep 21, 2021

The 44th parliament has a historic opportunity to deliver mental health reform for Canadians    (TORONTO) Sept. 21 — Following a federal election campaign that saw candidates from all parties focus…

CMHA to host all-party panel on mental health
Sep 7, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY   For immediate release: Tuesday, September 7, 2021   The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is hosting a free, virtual discussion on mental health during the campaign period for the 44th federal election…