CMHA is honoured and thrilled to be among the top four Mental Health Service Providers in the first annual Readers’ Choice Awards. More than 17,000 ballots were cast.
For more than 40 years, Steve has been a tireless advocate, fighting to improve the mental health system and serving as a voice for people who are often marginalized because of mental health stigma and discrimination.
Anytime a young person takes his or her own life, it’s a tragedy. But in instances where there are multiple lives lost in such a short period of time, it’s devastating to communities. As with the suicides in Attawapiskat First Nation and Pimickamak Cree Nation, we are deeply saddened by the suicides in Woodstock and the terrible impact they are having on families, friends, teachers and the community.
More people are talking about their mental health, but they’re still a minority according to Ipsos survey
It was May 2, 2016, Day One of Mental Health Week. It was also the beginning of wild fires that would wreak havoc on the Fort McMurray region.
Urgent appeal to Canadians: A CMHA Mental Health Fund for Fort McMurray
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.
Survey shows majority of leaders fail to follow words with action on improving conditions at work
(July 31, 2015) – The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, announced late yesterday that Canadian Mental Health Association’s across Canada will receive $10 million over the next three years from the Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities.