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CMHA Opioid Policy – Media Release
May 13, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canada must treat opioid use as a health issue, not a criminal matter. The Canadian Mental Health Association calls for care not corrections to relieve opioid crisis…

Diversified Rehabilitation Group wins CMHA’s 2018 Workplace Excellence Award
Mar 14, 2018

Vancouver, March 14, 2018 – Diversified Rehabilitation Group (DRG), a rehabilitation and disability management company based in Kelowna, BC, has received the 2018 Workplace Excellence Award from the Canadian Mental…

Peer Support Canada joins CMHA
Jan 16, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Peer Support Canada has joined forces with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)to advance peer support across the country. Peer support is emotional and…

CMHA Recognizes Human Rights Day
Dec 10, 2017

Human Rights Day is observed every December 10th on the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, CMHA joins the world in celebrating the 70th anniversary of…

CMHA Recognizes National Housing Day
Nov 22, 2017

CMHA commends Federal Government on national housing strategy The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) commends the Government of Canada on today’s announcement of a national housing strategy. With its plans…

CMHA recognizes National Addictions Awareness Week
Nov 13, 2017

Recovery Language: A Guide Here are some ways to avoid using language that stigmatizes substance use and addiction: Use “people-first language.” For instance, refer to “person who uses substances”, or “person who…

CMHA Position Medical Assistance in Dying – Media Release
Sep 7, 2017

TORONTO, September 7, 2017 – The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has released its position on Bill C-14 on medical assistance in dying (MAiD). Since Bill C-14 does not explicitly…

Great-West Life renews funding for CMHA
May 2, 2017

Toronto, May 2, 2017- The office is becoming a safer place for Canadians thanks to CMHA’s national workplace mental health program – the Workforce Mental Health Collaborative. CMHA is pleased…

Association canadienne pour la santé mentale, à propos du budget 2017 : « Un excellent départ »
Mar 23, 2017

(Toronto, le 23 mars 2017) L’ACSM félicite le gouvernement fédéral qui fait preuve d’un solide engagement à l’égard de la santé mentale au Canada dans son budget 2017. L’important investissement…