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4 ways to keep calm while waiting for college acceptance letters
4 ways to keep calm while waiting for college acceptance letters
Mar 30, 2023

At this time of year, many of us are constantly refreshing our emails, waiting for that college, university or grad school acceptance letter to roll in. As we do so,…

Budget 2023 out of touch with mental health crisis
Budget 2023 out of touch with mental health crisis
Mar 28, 2023

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is profoundly concerned that Budget 2023 did not include the promised Canada Mental Health Transfer.   Failing to establish the Transfer is an abdication of…

A message to our government leaders: The impact of COVID-19 on mental health is real. Let’s listen to the evidence.
A message to our government leaders: The impact of COVID-19 on mental health is real. Let’s listen to the evidence.
Mar 23, 2023

The overwhelming evidence from Canada shows that the pandemic took a significant and undeniable toll, with ongoing impacts on people’s mental health. In light of this, we would like to…

World Bipolar Day: Ailie’s Story
World Bipolar Day: Ailie’s Story
Mar 21, 2023

Meet Ailie. A lawyer, mother and friend. When she’s not working on her current case, you can find her creating a new craft, enjoying a hike with her dog, or…

Understanding brain health and its connection to mental well-being
Understanding brain health and its connection to mental well-being
Mar 16, 2023

The brain is one of the most complex and fascinating parts of the human body. It is responsible for all functions of the body including how we move, communicate, make…

The future is frightening and not set up for children to thrive
The future is frightening and not set up for children to thrive
Feb 17, 2023

On Family Day, families urged to press government to protect our children and give them the mental health care they need   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Toronto, ON (February 17, 2023) –…

Mental health within Black communities in Canada: profiles of advocates (and bonus resources!)
Mental health within Black communities in Canada: profiles of advocates (and bonus resources!)
Feb 13, 2023

This Black History Month, we honour the work of Black Canadians, past and present, to the field of mental health in Canada. Despite ongoing systemic racism and unequal opportunities, African,…

Investments lacking. More needs to be done for Canadians’ mental health.
Investments lacking. More needs to be done for Canadians’ mental health.
Feb 8, 2023

CMHA reaction to announcement emerging from February 7, 2023, First Ministers Health Summit   The Canadian Mental Health Association welcomes the Government of Canada’s commitment to improve access to quality,…

Home Trust’s commitment to mental health
Home Trust’s commitment to mental health
Feb 7, 2023

Tom Trenouth was the best kind of guy. The kind who knew everybody’s name and made them all feel welcome. He always had a smile. So, when Tom lost his…