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Looking back at Act for Mental Health
Looking back at Act for Mental Health
Nov 15, 2023

It was last November, and CMHA was out in full force in Ottawa, launching the Act for Mental Health campaign. We met with MP after MP. More than 40 in…

Beyond “man up”: Talking to the men you love about mental health
Beyond “man up”: Talking to the men you love about mental health
Nov 15, 2023

The air is crisp, and the moustaches are in abundance. Since 2003, the Movember movement has successfully raised awareness and money for men’s health, including mental health issues, by encouraging…

Care after the call: Caroline knows what’s what 
Care after the call: Caroline knows what’s what 
Oct 25, 2023

When you’re a crisis line responder, every day is hard. And heartbreaking. Just ask Caroline.   “You’re really staring death in the face here,” she says. “These are very dark moments…

Let the kids be who they are – without fear
Let the kids be who they are – without fear
Oct 16, 2023

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) believes that every child deserves to feel proud of who they are and to embrace their true selves, no matter who they are, where…

Carlton Cards supports mental health in Canada
Carlton Cards supports mental health in Canada
Oct 1, 2023

Carlton Cards has announced their continued support for World Mental Health Month. For the third year, a portion of proceeds from every greeting card sold at participating retail partners in Canada from October…

The Canadian Mental Health Association marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
The Canadian Mental Health Association marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Sep 25, 2023

September 30, 2023 marks the 3rd National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and the 10th anniversary of Orange Shirt Day. Orange Shirt Day began as a day of remembrance and…

Remembering Juanna Ricketts
Remembering Juanna Ricketts
Sep 14, 2023

On August 3rd, Juanna Ricketts, a beloved member of CMHA’s National Council of Persons with Lived Experience (NCPLE)1 died due to a series of strokes she suffered in April 2023.  …

Suicide is preventable. Here’s what we can do.
Suicide is preventable. Here’s what we can do.
Sep 6, 2023

By the Canadian Mental Health Association and the Centre for Suicide Prevention September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide continues to be a crisis in our society, and we…