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Mental health stories can change minds 
Mental health stories can change minds 
May 15, 2023

Research indicates storytelling can change the way that people think, and how they act, including a study that showed people’s brains synchronize with each other when they hear human stories.

A letter from our CEO, Margaret Eaton
A letter from our CEO, Margaret Eaton
May 7, 2023

In honour of Mental Health Week, we’re all telling our stories. I want to tell one of mine while also saying THANK YOU to all who shared stories with us…

Find Your Natural Doorway to Wellness
Find Your Natural Doorway to Wellness
May 3, 2023

What are the chances you fall within the 48% of Canadians who feel “really or seriously stressed” at least once a week? This fact shocked me, but in our fast-paced,…

New data reveals that 87% of people living in Canada want universal mental health care
New data reveals that 87% of people living in Canada want universal mental health care
May 1, 2023

Research found that almost all Canadians would like access to free, publicly funded mental health care

Open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau: There’s a mental health crisis for children and youth and they need your help
Open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau: There’s a mental health crisis for children and youth and they need your help
Feb 28, 2023

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau,  We hope that you were able to take Family Day last Monday to spend time with your family.   To mark Family Day, we asked Canadians to…

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) –…

Emergency Departments aren’t the cure for our mental health crisis but there’s nowhere else to turn
Emergency Departments aren’t the cure for our mental health crisis but there’s nowhere else to turn
Nov 14, 2022

Act for Mental Health calls for the promised Canada Mental Health Transfer now  With rising mental health care needs and Emergency Departments stretched past their limits, Canada must act now…

Open letter to the federal government: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Open letter to the federal government: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Sep 30, 2022

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) stands firm in supporting the self-determination of Indigenous people and the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action.