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Act for Mental Health calls for the promised Canada Mental Health Transfer now
Nov 17, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON (November 14, 2022) – With rising mental health care needs and Emergency Departments stretched past their limits, Canada must act now to cover mental health care, both…

Most Canadians worry COVID will never go away
Mar 1, 2022

Mar 1, 2022 For immediate release New research shows chronic stress taking toll on individuals and organizations   TORONTO (ONTARIO) Mar. 1, 2022 – Far from feeling the pandemic is…

CMHA welcomes Sophie Grégoire Trudeau as National Volunteer
Feb 1, 2022

Feb 1, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO (ONTARIO) February 1, 2022 – We at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) are thrilled to welcome Sophie Grégoire Trudeau as our first…

This Mental Health Week is all about empathy
Jan 31, 2022

Coming up May 2nd – 8th, 2022, is Mental Health Week. The theme for this year is all about empathy! Relating to people. “I get it, I’ve been there” are…

Canadian Mental Health Association – PEI Division receives $25,000 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant
Jan 25, 2022

JANUARY 25, 2022 Canadian Mental Health Association – PEI Division receives $25,000 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant Charlottetown, PEI – The Canadian Mental Health Association – PEI Division (CMHA…

CMHA and ParticipAction Team Up for Blue Monday – Move for Your Mood
Jan 17, 2022

CMHA and ParticipAction have teamed up to raise awareness of the mental health benefits of physical activity and to provide actionable solutions to Move for your Mood! You can learn…

Bell Let’s Talk Day – the world’s biggest conversation about mental health is January 26
Jan 6, 2022

2022 campaign encouraging Canadians to support themselves and each other Everyone can join in by texting, calling and participating on social media to support Canadian mental health programs Bell Media’s…

CMHA statement on conversion ‘therapy’
Nov 30, 2021

Nov 26, 2021 Conversion ‘therapy’ is a harmful practice that puts the mental health of 2SLGBTQ+ people at risk  The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most extensive community mental health organization…

CMHA applauds new federal ministers for mental health, addictions and housing
Oct 29, 2021

CMHA applauds new federal ministers for mental health, addictions and housing Oct 26, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO (ONTARIO) Oct. 26, 2021—Margaret Eaton, National CEO of the Canadian Mental Health…