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A push for better mental health
Feb 27th, 2024

This month, we challenged you to join us in pushing for better mental health by participating in The Push-Up Challenge – a new-to-Canada initiative aimed at raising awareness and funds…

February is Black History Month
Feb 1st, 2024

This year’s theme, “Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; a Future to Build,” is a celebration of the rich contributions and accomplishments of Black people in Canada, both past and present. It encourages…

Winter Blues or something more? Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Jan 24th, 2024

If you’ve been finding yourself feeling down this winter, you’re not alone. January and February have reputations for being some of the least favorable months when it comes to mental…

2,000 push-ups in 23 days: Are you up for the Challenge, Canada?
Jan 23rd, 2024

The Push-Up Challenge and Canadian Mental Health Association rally the support of Canadians in their push for better mental health this February. (TORONTO, ON) – January 2024 – This February,…

Nurturing connection: the true gift the holiday season brings
Dec 18th, 2023

It’s officially the holidays. The time of year that provides the opportunity to connect with family and friends (both near and far), and our communities. It’s the time of year…

CMHA welcomes the creation of 9-8-8, the three-digit suicide prevention line
Nov 30th, 2023

Ten CMHAs join network of service providers for the national crisis line Toronto, ON (November 30, 2023) – Beginning today, people anywhere in Canada can call and text 9-8-8 if…

Looking back at Act for Mental Health
Nov 15th, 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
Nov 15th, 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…