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July 21, 2015 Subscribe to our Healthy Minds newsletter

We’re starting a newsletter in September called Healthy Minds, which will feature mental health news and events in Ottawa. You can sign up now and we’ll see you in September!

July 2, 2015 War veteran’s Paddleboard Expedition for PTSD arrives in Ottawa on July 6

Who: Trevor Peterson, Afghanistan veteran
What: “Paddling for PTSD” to raise awareness of PTSD across Ontario
When: Arrives at the National Arts Centre at approximately at noon on Monday, July 6. Local paddlers (paddleboat or canoe) may join the flotilla at 10:00 a.m. at Dow’s Lake.

June 23, 2015 2014 progress report on ending homelessness in Ottawa

Fewer persons accessing shelters – but longer periods of homelessness point to a missing key ingredient in solutions to homelessness: affordable housing.

June 11, 2015 CMHA staffer leads ALS walk

CMHA Ottawa congratulates staff member, art therapist Carol Skinner, who is leading this year’s ALS walk on June 13.

June 4, 2015 New legislation on mental health police records welcome, says CMHA Ontario

(Wednesday, June 3, 2015) – Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario welcomes today’s introduction of the Police Record Checks Reform Act (PRCRA) by the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, the Honourable Yasir Naqvi.

May 28, 2015 Globe and Mail's Open Mind series features CMHA Ottawa client

The Globe and Mail recently featured one of our clients, Renee, for their Open Mind series on improving mental health research, diagnosis and treatment.

May 12, 2015 Join us on Facebook

We’re finally on Facebook!

April 29, 2015 “I don’t want to talk about it”: Men’s Mental Health Presentation on May 8, 2015

Who: Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch hosting Jacques Legault
What: Celebration of Mental Health Week 2015, Presentation on Men’s Mental Health
Where: R.A. Centre, Clark Hall, 2451 Riverside Dr, Ottawa, ON K1H 7X7
When: Friday May 8, 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

April 17, 2015 How helping pets, helps people

CBC Ottawa recently covered our new veterinary outreach and smoking cessation pilot project.

March 19, 2015 CMHA “Rock Band” Choir sings National Anthem at Ottawa 67’s game

CMHA Ottawa staff, family members and clients teamed up to sing “O Canada” at the Ottawa 67’s game on Mar. 13.

Featured Events

"Hope After Suicide": Breakfast presentation for World Suicide Prevention Day

What: “Hope After Suicide,” a breakfast presentation for World Suicide Prevention Day
Where: R.A. Centre, Clark Hall (2451 Riverside Dr)
When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 8:00am-10:00am

War veteran’s Paddleboard Expedition for PTSD arrives in Ottawa on July 6

Who: Trevor Peterson, Afghanistan veteran
What: “Paddling for PTSD” to raise awareness of PTSD across Ontario
When: Arrives at the National Arts Centre at approximately at noon on Monday, July 6. Local paddlers (paddleboat or canoe) may join the flotilla at 10:00 a.m. at Dow’s Lake.

City Hall plays host to Mental Health Week artistic events on May 7

The In the Wind Art Collective will be offering a day of artistic events in celebration of Mental Health Week.

“I don’t want to talk about it”: Men’s Mental Health Presentation on May 8, 2015

Who: Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch hosting Jacques Legault
What: Celebration of Mental Health Week 2015, Presentation on Men’s Mental Health
Where: R.A. Centre, Clark Hall, 2451 Riverside Dr, Ottawa, ON K1H 7X7
When: Friday May 8, 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Celebrate Mental Health Week with us this May

Please join CMHA Ottawa in celebrating Mental Health Week, May 4-10, with two free events.

CMHA “Rock Band” Choir sings National Anthem at Ottawa 67’s game

CMHA Ottawa staff, family members and clients teamed up to sing “O Canada” at the Ottawa 67’s game on Mar. 13.

Come celebrate our new Community Appreciation Awards!

When: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Where: R.A. Centre, Clark Hall (2451 Riverside Dr)
Time: 8:30am-10:30am

"Stitching Our Society Safety Net" brings poverty issues to municipal election

Anti-poverty activists will bring their concerns to candidates in the upcoming municipal election at a media conference and unveiling of a giant quilt at City Hall, with remarks by Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Diane Holmes.

When: Monday, September 29, 2014
Where: Jean Piggot Hall, Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West
Time: 12pm

Join us for a free safeTALK on World Suicide Prevention Day

CMHA Ottawa and the Ottawa Suicide Prevention Coalition are conducting a free safeTALK workshop to commemorate the September 10th World Suicide Prevention Day.

When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Where: CMHA Ottawa, 1355 Bank St, Suite 402 (Room D)
Time: 1:00pm-4:30pm

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