Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) supports access to a universal basic income that aligns with four core principles: human rights, equitable access, poverty reduction and adequacy. READ MORE..Continue readingNow is the time for universal basic income.
Join CMHA and a host of Canadian talent for the Canada Day House Party presented by Air Miles.Continue readingCanada Day House Party
TORONTO, May 4, 2020 /CNW/ – Most Canadians rely on shortcuts to describe their emotional state—even during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to new data released today by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in partnership with Maru/Matchbox, 77 per cent of those asked “how are you?” rely on “I’m fine, thanks” to express how they’re […]Continue readingFor Mental Health Week, the Canadian Mental Health Association promotes social connection to protect mental health in these difficult times
To avoid a potential echo pandemic of mental illness and mental health issues as a result of COVID-19, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) calls for immediate investment continue readingContinue readingCanadian Mental Health Association calls for urgent community investment in mental health
When it comes to mental health, every action counts! Join in the 10th anniversary Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 29 to discuss how we can all make a difference. Mental Health: Every Action Counts is the theme of the 10th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day and we want to hear your stories and ideas […]Continue readingBell Let’s Talk, January 29
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO (ONTARIO) November 7, 2019 – Joy Bacon, Chair of the CMHA National Board of Directors, is pleased to announce that Margaret Eaton will be joining CMHA as National CEO. Eaton is a passionate and visionary leader with an impressive profile that includes more than 20 years of leadership experience in the […]Continue readingThe Canadian Mental Health Association announces Margaret Eaton as new National CEO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Schools teach music, math and coding—why not empathy, tenacity and self-esteem? Canadian Mental Health Association calls for new mental health promotion strategy to get out in front of mental illness. TORONTO (ONTARIO) May 6, 2019 – To mark its 68th annual Mental Health Week, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) calls for […]Continue readingSchools teach music, math and coding – why not empathy, tenacity and self-esteem?
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement by Rita Notarandrea, CEO, on National Addictions Awareness Week 2018 Ottawa, November 26, 2018 — The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is pleased to launch National Addictions Awareness Week from November 26 to December 2, 2018. This week is part of CCSA’s mission to address issues of substance […]Continue readingNational Addictions Awareness Week
Living with a mental illness can make you feel isolated. The stigma associated with mental illness doesn’t help, either. The typical route to recovery can involve counselling and medication. But, there’s a powerful recovery tool that is often left untapped. This tool is peer support. READ MOREContinue readingCelebrating peer support across the globe
June 12, 2018 By the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Centre for Suicide Prevention In our culture, we are mostly silent about suicide. But when celebrities die by suicide – as Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain did last week, the issue becomes front-page news. Anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide can attest to […]Continue readingCelebrity suicide deaths – preventing “contagion”