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
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario is pleased that the federal government and the Government of Ontario have reached a health funding agreement, which includes new targeted funding over 10 years for investments in mental health care.Continue readingNew federal funding may help remedy historical deficits in mental health
On March 8, CMHA Ottawa joins individuals and organizations around the world in celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD), an annual event held to mark the social, economic and political achievements of women.Continue readingCMHA celebrates International Women’s Day
On March 1, CMHA Ottawa will join people around the world to celebrate Zero Discrimination Day.Continue readingCMHA recognizes Zero Discrimination Day
To close the gap in supportive housing, Ontario needs to create at least 30,000 units of supportive housing over the 10 years. That’s the recommendation included in the Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Council second annual report.Continue readingCMHA’s 30 local branches endorse Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council’s Supportive Housing Strategy