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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…

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…

CMHA’s National Office is Closed for Rejuvenation
Aug 30, 2021

We’re walking the talk. The last 18 months haven’t exactly been awesome. The pandemic has been hard on us, our families and our communities. With more grief and loss, more…

Federal election a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fix the mental health system, says CMHA
Aug 16, 2021

TORONTO, August, 16th 2021 — The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is calling for all federal parties to make mental health a top priority in this election campaign, and to seize a once-in-a-generation opportunity to…

A logo for reconciliation: CMHA shows solidarity with Indigenous peoples in Canada
Jul 12, 2021

In honour of the children who died at residential schools and in recognition of the survivors and their families, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will be changing the colour…

Canadian Mental Health Association on Reconciliation and mental health
Jun 21, 2021

STATEMENT Toronto, ON June 21, 2021 – The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is deeply troubled by the findings of the remains of 215 children in unmarked and undocumented graves at…