News and Events
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.
CMHA recognizes UBC’s inspirational leadership, innovation and excellence in maintaining and improving mental health in the workplace
Survey shows majority of leaders fail to follow words with action on improving conditions at work
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.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau candidly shared his personal experiences of mental health issues with CTV’s the Social this 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!
And we need your help! #GETLOUD for increased mental health funding!
Canadians from coast to coast will join the conversation again this year to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness.
Together by Design
Sept 28 – 30 2016
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.
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.