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The future is frightening and not set up for children to thrive
Feb 17th, 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!)
Feb 13th, 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.
Feb 8th, 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
Feb 7th, 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…

The mood-boosting benefits of getting active
Jan 13th, 2023

Winter can put a damper on your mood. The colder, darker, shorter days can sap our energy and leave us feeling down. If you’ve been feeling sluggish, and unmotivated, and…

Improving the mental health of energy sector workers
Dec 15th, 2022

Energy sector workers face some unique, and some not-so-unique, challenges to mental health and well-being, particularly those who fly in and out of remote locations, including Alberta’s oilsands. Research indicates…

No more going it alone: Entrepreneurs and mental health
Dec 7th, 2022

Entrepreneurs. They might just be the backbone of our economy. We think of them as visionaries. As tireless innovators. And research suggests they may actually be tired after all. Quite…

Rethinking your New Year’s resolutions
Dec 7th, 2022

As the New Year approaches, we’re bombarded with the expectation to evolve into a shinier version of ourselves. It can often feel like everyone around us is starting a new…

Five ways to protect your mental health from holiday stress
Dec 5th, 2022

While the holiday season may be a time of joy for many, for others it can actually make depression and anxiety worse. In fact, 52% of Canadians report feelings of…