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 TORONTO (ONTARIO) April 17, 2018 – According to a new national policy paper released today by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), decriminalization is key […]Continue readingCMHA Opioid Policy – Media Release
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 Health Association (CMHA). The award was presented by Dr. Patrick Smith, national CEO of CMHA, at the 15th annual Bottom Line Conference in Vancouver, B.C. […]Continue readingDiversified Rehabilitation Group wins CMHA’s 2018 Workplace Excellence Award
“I’ve accomplished a lot, but it wasn’t an easy road.” Andrew’s recovery journey began in 2004 when he approached CMHA HKPR in Peterborough, Ontario, in search of supports for mental health, housing and budgeting. He had been struggling to secure housing due to anxiety, substance use, financial issues and a learning disability. Andrew found his […]Continue readingAndrew’s Story – CMHA Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge
The Canadian Mental Health Association Responds to the Federal BudgetContinue readingThe Canadian Mental Health Association Responds to the Federal Budget
You are invited to submit abstracts for the Canadian Mental Health Association’s third annual Mental Health for All Conference, October 22-24, 2018 in Montreal. This year’s theme is Ahead by a century: the shape of things to come. We have reached a watershed moment: the community mental health movement in Canada, as embodied by CMHA, […]Continue readingCMHA Mental Health for All Conference 2018
Join us in Calgary on May 7-8 at the third National Conference on Peer Support. The National Conference on Peer Support brings together peer supporters, non-profit leaders, health care providers, health system leaders, thinkers and innovators to connect, collaborate and exchange ideas, and to share promising practices, successful programs, and tools to grow and strengthen peer […]Continue readingJoin us in Calgary, May 7-8, 2018!
We are proud to be partnering with the National Eating Disorders Information Centre and the National Initiative for Eating Disorders for Eating Disorders Awareness Week. This year’s theme for Eating Disorders Awareness Week, “One Size Doesn’t Fit All,” acknowledges that people of all genders, ages, sexual orientations and backgrounds can develop Eating Disorders in their lifetimes. Join us in breaking the stigma this Eating Disorders Awareness […]Continue readingEating Disorders Awareness Week: 7 Billion Sizes
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 practical support between two people who share a common experience, such as a mental health challenge or illness. A Peer Supporter has lived through […]Continue readingPEER SUPPORT CANADA JOINS CMHA
We are pleased to announce that the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) has opened its online portal for nominations for the Champions of Mental Health Awards. The Champions Awards is an annual gala, held during CMHA Mental Health Week, devoted to recognizing outstanding individuals and organizations for their contributions to mental […]Continue readingCAMIMH AWARDS
The holidays can be restorative but they can also be a time of challenge and stress. Joy. Peace. Mental health. These are our wishes to you for the holiday season, and for 2018.Continue readingJoy. Peace. Mental health.