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Details are vague as Parliament enacts new Canada Disability Benefit
Jun 27th, 2023

After years of advocacy by disability communities, the federal Canada Disability Benefit is now law1. This new benefit will be an income supplement to reduce poverty for low-income Canadians with…

Reid’s story: On National Indigenous Peoples Day, the best way to gain a deeper understanding of Indigenous people’s experiences is through their own voices
Jun 21st, 2023

Reid is a retired social worker and Metis elder. And these two identities are fused firmly together.  

Sip and support mental health: Jugo Juice donating $1 per smoothie sold this June 21st for National Smoothie Day to the Canadian Mental Health Association!
Jun 13th, 2023

Let’s face it – you were probably already going to treat yourself to a cold drink on the first day of summer, and this year every Jugo Juice location across Canada is donating $1 dollar per smoothie to CMHA National so now you have a good excuse for you and your friends to plan a break.

Mental health stories can change minds 
May 15th, 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
May 7th, 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
May 3rd, 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
May 1st, 2023

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

CMHA Volunteer Spotlight
Apr 20th, 2023

During National Volunteer Week, we want to say a big thank you to all our volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to support mental health initiatives across the country….