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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.

February 2, 2015 A CBC feature on Talk Today with the Ottawa 67′s

CBC Ottawa recently covered the Talk Today program, a mental-health initiative between the Ottawa 67’s and CMHA Ottawa.

January 26, 2015 The OTTAWA 67’s and CMHA Ottawa make mental health a focus at Jan. 30 game

(Ottawa) – At the Ottawa 67’s home game on Jan. 30, the 67’s and the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch (CMHA Ottawa) are teaming up in a game day event to raise awareness about the importance of mental health.

January 20, 2015 Upcoming Integrated Treatment for Concurrent Disorders Training

We still have space in our Integrated Treatment for Concurrent Disorders training in February. This interactive training program is for professionals who work with people with co-occurring mental illness and substance use.

English: February 3-5, 2015
French: February 24-26, 2015

January 14, 2015 Motivational interviewing: helping clients move towards change

Motivational interviewing is a collaborative conversation style for strengthening a person’s own motivation and commitment to change.

January 8, 2015 Upcoming training in January

We’re offering two training opportunities in January: Complex Issues. Clear Solutions. and safeTALK.

What: Complex Issues. Clear Solutions
When: January 20, 2015
Where: CMHA Ottawa, 1355 Bank Street, Suite 402
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Cost: $250

What: safeTALK
When: January 21, 2015
Where: CMHA Ottawa, 1355 Bank Street, Suite 402
Time: 1:00-4:30pm
Cost: $60

Featured Events

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

World Suicide Prevention Day: Workshop on suicide prevention among youth

When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Where: McKellar Field House (539 Wavell Ave)
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm

World Suicide Prevention Day: A breakfast conversation on suicide prevention

When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Where: R.A. Centre, Clark Hall (2451 Riverside Dr)
Time: 8:00am-10:00am

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