FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO (ONTARIO) November 7, 2019 – Joy Bacon, Chair of the CMHA National Board of Directors, is pleased to announce that Margaret Eaton will be joining CMHA as National CEO. Eaton is a passionate and visionary leader with an impressive profile that includes more than 20 years of leadership experience in the […]Continue readingThe Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) announces Margaret Eaton as new National CEO
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News Release From Mental Health Commission of Canada September 24, 2019 — Toronto, Ont. At the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) national Mental Health For All conference in Toronto today, CMHA and the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) announced that they will be joining forces to foster greater collaboration in a sector where fragmentation […]Continue reading‘Better together’: Mental Health Commission of Canada and Canadian Mental Health Association announce strengthened collaboration
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canada’s mental health community staring down distress in our fractured world Toronto (ONTARIO) September 23, 2019 – Today, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) kicks off its fourth annual three-day Mental Health for All Conference (#MH4A). This unique, national gathering brings together Indigenous leaders, health care providers, front-line workers, researchers, funders, policy […]Continue readingCanada’s mental health community staring down distress in our fractured world
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Post-secondary students are one of the highest-risk groups in escalating opioid crisis Toronto, ON August 29, 2019 – Ahead of International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) on August 31st, 2019, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) launched the “Carry It Toolkit,” an opioid overdose education campaign aimed at Canadian post-secondary students. The resources […]Continue readingCanadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) launches on-campus ‘Carry It’ campaign
There is troubling language circulating about mental illness in our country, and to the south, and it can’t stand unchallenged. The language is not just hurtful. It is ugly, and it is dangerous, and we have chosen not to repeat it here. We are referring to public words and statements that reinforce the false idea […]Continue readingHarmful words about violence and mental illness
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New study finds 62% of business owners feel depressed at least once a week Canadian Mental Health Association study supported by BDC takes pulse of entrepreneurs’ well-being TORONTO and MONTREAL, June 18, 2019 – The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), supported by BDC, Canada’s only bank exclusively devoted to entrepreneurs, today released an in-depth report examining Canadian entrepreneurs’ mental health. The study, “Going it Alone: the mental health and […]Continue readingEntrepreneurs and Mental Health Study
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their own distinct heritage, language, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs. In cooperation with Indigenous organizations, the Government of […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Indigenous People’s Day!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Schools teach music, math and coding—why not empathy, tenacity and self-esteem? Canadian Mental Health Association calls for new mental health promotion strategy to get out in front of mental illness. TORONTO (ONTARIO) May 6, 2019 – To mark its 68th annual Mental Health Week, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) calls for a national mental health promotion strategy to help shore […]Continue readingMental Health Promotion paper
For the 68th straight year, CMHA invites you to #GetLoud for Mental Health Week, May 6-12. This year 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 state of well-being, and we all have it. We might have a mental illness, […]Continue readingMental Health Week is here!
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