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March 8, 2016 CMHA announces Dr. Patrick Smith as new national CEO

Irene Merie, Chair of the Board of Directors for The Canadian Mental Health Association, is pleased to announce that Dr. Patrick Smith is CMHA’s new national CEO. With a PhD in clinical psychology, he brings considerable experience to this position, having worked in leadership roles in the mental health and addictions sectors for more than 20 years.

February 26, 2016 UBC Wins Mental Health in the Workplace Award

CMHA recognizes UBC’s inspirational leadership, innovation and excellence in maintaining and improving mental health in the workplace

February 23, 2016 Leaders Not "Walking the Talk" on Workplace Mental Health, National Survey Reveals

Survey shows majority of leaders fail to follow words with action on improving conditions at work

Download Workplace Mental Health in Canada: Findings from a Pan-Canadian Survey here.

February 17, 2016 CMHA meets with Federal Health Minister

CMHA-011 (1)Last week, CMHA’s acting national CEO, Andrew Jones, and CMHA Toronto’s Executive Director, Steve Lurie, met with the federal Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Philpott.

January 28, 2016 Prime Minister shares family's experience of mental health issues

Trudeau-BLT-960x380-2Prime Minister Justin Trudeau candidly shared his personal experiences of mental health issues with CTV’s the Social this week.

January 25, 2016 Get Loud for CMHA’s 65th annual Mental Health Week

CMHA’s 65th annual Mental Health Week is fast approaching (May 2-8). And again this year, CMHA is asking Canadians to GET LOUD for mental health!

January 23, 2016 CMHA is calling for increased mental health funding

And we need your help! #GETLOUD for increased mental health funding!

January 18, 2016 Help CMHA support Bell Let’s Talk Day!

Canadians from coast to coast will join the conversation again this year to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness.

January 8, 2016 Mental Health for All Conference 2016

Together by Design
Sept 28 – 30 2016
Toronto

The Mental Health for All Conference 2016 will be an industry wide event, benefiting individuals and organizations across the mental health, mental illness and addiction sectors. Setting it apart will be the national focus on information sharing and partnership between industry thought leaders, researchers, policy makers and front line staff. As the premier professional mental health and addiction conference in Canada, it will attract delegates from a diverse range of leading organizations.

November 27, 2015 CMHA announces its 2015 national award winners

As the nationwide leader for mental health, CMHA recognizes inspirational leadership, innovation and excellence in maintaining and improving mental health for all. Its national awards program honours and celebrates individuals and organizations that embody these key qualities.

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National Bottom Line Conference

Date: February 23-24, 2016

Location: Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
1128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Price: $925 (save $75 if you register by Jan 8)