Seniors’ Month is an important time to celebrate the valuable contributions older adults make in communities across Ontario and reflect on the way they are supported.Continue readingCMHA Ottawa joins individuals and organizations across the province to celebrate Seniors Month in June
On June 21, CMHA Ottawa] joins individuals and organizations across Canada in celebrating National Aboriginal Day. This annual event is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Aboriginal Day June 21st
On June 13, CMHA Ottawa joined organizations across Canada in recognizing Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day. This annual event aims to normalize conversations about mental health issues and reduce the stigma that often prevents men from seeking help.Continue readingCMHA recognizes Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day
Congratulations to Steve Lurie, executive director of the Toronto branch of CMHA who was named to the Order of Canada on July 1st 2016 and inducted on May 12th 2017 at Rideau Hall.Continue readingCongratulations Steve Lurie!
This year more than ever in communities big and small across Ontario, people and organizations held events, wore green clothing and partnered with CMHA branches.Continue reading“Shine Green” campaign a great success!
This year, the CMHA Mental Health Week sub-theme is Sick of waiting: GET LOUD for mental health. We’re sick of waiting a year or more for access to a mental health professional.Continue readingSICK OF WAITING. GET LOUD FOR MENTAL HEALTH! CMHA Mental Health Week May 1-7
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA National) joins with the Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) in raising concerns about content in 13 Reasons Why, a recent Netflix series that depicts the suicide of a young woman, and its aftermath.Continue readingCMHA National Statement Responding to Netflix Series: 13 Reasons Why
Ninety per cent of Canadians support the creation of a federal government fund to help provinces and territories better meet mental health and addictions needs. This is according to a 2015 Nanos Research poll, commissioned by CMHA. 90 per cent! The demand for increased mental health funding has never been greater. In addition, CMHA is […]Continue reading#GetLoud for Increased Mental Health Funding
Time to work on your outside voice! Get ready to Get Loud this May 1-7 for the 66th annual CMHA Mental Health Week. This year, Canadians are getting loud to end wait times, because it takes far too long to get the mental health care we need, when we need […]Continue readingIt’s CMHA Mental Health Week! Get Ready to Get Loud!
CMHA Ottawa is very pleased to receive a contribution of $2,500 from Dillon Consulting to provide education and support for mental health in the workplace. The company has made a commitment and partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association over the past year as part of its 70th anniversary celebrations.Continue readingCMHA receives donation of $2,500 from Dillon Consulting