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November 12, 2014 A village of support: CMHA Ottawa helps clients quit smoking

CMHA Ottawa’s smoking cessation program is a unique program that helps people with severe mental illness quit smoking.

November 6, 2014 Partners for Progress peer support program

“I guess the goal is to get people out in the community to discover new ways of connecting with other people that are beneficial to both peer and peer supporter. It’s very much a mutually beneficial type of arrangement.” -Peer Supporter

November 6, 2014 Local business to hold a fundraiser for CMHA and suicide prevention on Nov. 8

Alla Moda Hair and Personal Care will be holding a grand re-opening on Nov. 8 and proprietor Lilianne Baidoun has generously decided to use that occasion to contribute to mental health in our community.

October 28, 2014 CMHA Ottawa's first Video Annual Report

Over the past year, we helped 1,700 people get back on their feet through our programs and services.

October 16, 2014 CMHA Ontario and the OHL team-up to promote suicide awareness, mental health of young athletes

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and the OHL have launched a new partnership, Talk Today, with the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).

Talk Today has been designed for the OHL and is aimed at raising awareness about suicide and promoting the mental health of young athletes. The strength of the program lies within the network of 31 CMHA branches across the province.

March 17, 2014 CMHA staff receives The Royal's Inspiration Award

We are very pleased to announce that Linda O’Neil, our Public Education Consultant within the Capacity and Education Division program, received The Royal’s Inspiration Award on February 28, 2014.

January 24, 2014 CMHA Ottawa available to comment on mental health in the workplace on Bell Let's Talk Day

(Ottawa, January 24, 2014) – On Tuesday, January 28, 2014, Tim Simboli, Executive Director of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ottawa Branch will be available to speak to the media about ways people can improve and maintain their mental health in the workplace.

January 17, 2014 Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa Research Forum 2013 (video)

The Alliance brought community partners together this past November for its annual community forum on homelessness. The organization reflected on 10 years of service to end homelessness in the city, as well as innovative ways to move forward.

November 5, 2013 Celebrate 60 years of service with CMHA Ottawa's anniversary video

Join us in celebrating 60 years of service in Ottawa’s mental health community and hear from past executive directors, employees and clients.

October 16, 2013 CMHA National Conference starts today with celebration of 60th anniversary of CMHA Ottawa

The Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) national conference, “Changing Perspectives…Addressing the Social Determinants of Mental Health and Addictions”, hosted by CMHA Ottawa, opened today at the Delta Ottawa City Centre Hotel, with several specialized institutes taking place. The main sessions and keynotes will be held Thursday and Friday, Oct. 17-18.

Featured Events

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

Mental Health Week: "Stigma and the Mental Health Professional" featuring Dr. Heather Stuart

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

Free financial literacy workshop for mental health workers

When: April 30, 2014
Where: CMHA Ottawa, 1355 Bank St, Suite 402
Time: 2-4pm

Transitioning from Youth to Adult Mental Health Services Forum at the University of Ottawa

When: April 16, 2014
Where: University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) Building, Room: 4007
Time: 9am-1pm

Innovative TREES program helps employment service providers

Training and Resources to Enhance Employment Supports (TREES) is an interactive training session that builds the capacity of employment service providers, so they can work more comfortably and confidently with job seekers who have mental health problems.

When: April 15-17, 2014
Where: CMHA Ottawa, 1355 Bank Street, Suite 402

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