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Statement on police and wellness checks
Statement on police and wellness checks
Jul 6, 2020

Mental illness is not a crime The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is deeply concerned by the recent deaths of individuals experiencing a mental health crisis across Canada stemming from…

Warning signs: more Canadians thinking about suicide during pandemic
Warning signs: more Canadians thinking about suicide during pandemic
Jun 25, 2020

For immediate release  New national survey from the Canadian Mental Health Association and UBC exposes troubling pandemic mental health vulnerabilities across various groups Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC (June 25,…

CMHA calls for more mental health support to help the most vulnerable cope during COVID-19 and beyond
CMHA calls for more mental health support to help the most vulnerable cope during COVID-19 and beyond
Jun 25, 2020

New policy brief from CMHA focuses on preventing an echo pandemic Months of strict social distancing measures, concerns about illness and economic instability have had a serious impact on the…

Canadian Mental Health Association and Bell Let’s Talk expand BounceBack® nationwide
Canadian Mental Health Association and Bell Let’s Talk expand BounceBack® nationwide
Jun 10, 2020

$1 million donation to the Canadian Mental Health Association addresses increased need for remote mental health supports during the COVID-19 crisis  Funding expands BounceBack program from Ontario, BC and Manitoba into Atlantic Canada, Québec, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Yukon  MONTRÉAL, June 10, 2020 – Bell Let’s Talk and the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) today announced a $1 million expansion of the mental…

Canadians are anxious and crave real connection, but say they’re doing “fine”
Canadians are anxious and crave real connection, but say they’re doing “fine”
May 4, 2020

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For Mental Health Week, the Canadian Mental Health Association promotes social connection to protect mental health in these difficult times TORONTO (ONTARIO) May 4, 2020 – Most…

#GetReal for Mental Health Week
#GetReal for Mental Health Week
May 4, 2020

A Canadian tradition, the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week –May 4-10 – rallies communities, schools, workplaces and legislatures in a common push for mental health. Because we all…

Canada must act now to prevent echo pandemic of mental illness due to COVID-19  
Canada must act now to prevent echo pandemic of mental illness due to COVID-19  
Apr 15, 2020

Canadian Mental Health Association calls for urgent community investment in mental health   OTTAWA (ONTARIO) April 15, 2020 – To avoid a potential echo pandemic of mental illness and mental health issues as a result of COVID-19, the Canadian…

Mental health recovery colleges set to double across Canada
Mental health recovery colleges set to double across Canada
Mar 9, 2020

The Canadian Mental Health Association and Ontario Shores announce collaboration to bring promising U.K. model to 20 communities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  TORONTO (ONTARIO) March 9, 2020 The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and Ontario Shores Centre for…

Taking action for Bell Let’s Talk Day
Taking action for Bell Let’s Talk Day
Jan 29, 2020

January 29 is Bell Let’s Talk Day, and we’re joining in to help create positive change. One in five Canadians will experience a mental health issue or mental illness in…