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Available now: CMHA Ottawa Annual Report for 2022-2023
Available now: CMHA Ottawa Annual Report for 2022-2023
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Mental health for all.

The Ottawa branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA Ottawa) is dedicated to promoting good mental health, developing and implementing sustainable support systems and services, and encouraging public action to strengthen community mental health services and related policies and legislation.

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Crisis Lines and Mental Health Resources

CMHA Ottawa does not offer crisis services. If you are experiencing a mental health, addictions or substance use medical emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department. If you’re experiencing a non-emergency crisis or distress in the Ottawa area, or you are looking for access to mental health care, check out these listings.

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We have worked diligently to curate a comprehensive lineup of training modules designed to meet the evolving needs of our clients, partners and all the community. Whether you prefer the convenience of online training or the engaging experience of in-person sessions, we offer both options to cater to your preferences.

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Scott’s story: From a desperate call to a full-time job with CMHA Ottawa

Jan 23rd, 2024

For Bell Let’s Talk, we’re looking at the inspiring story of a former client who is now a crucial part of the team Scott William lost his 20s to agoraphobia….

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CMHA recognizes World Schizophrenia Awareness Day

May 24th, 2024

CMHA Ottawa recognizes May 24th as Early Psychosis and Schizophrenia Awareness Day, a day dedicated to supporting individuals living with early psychosis and schizophrenia to reach their full potential. Schizophrenia…

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CMHA recognizes International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

May 17th, 2024

This May 17, CMHA Ottawa joins individuals and organizations worldwide to recognize International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). The 2SLGBTQIA+ community faces a range of mental health challenges…

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Call for Volunteer Board Members, CMHA Ottawa

May 3rd, 2024

VIEW/DOWNLOAD THIS POSTING AS A PDF The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch (CMHA Ottawa) is a community-based non-profit organization that provides services for eligible individuals in the Ottawa area…

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Housing First program at CMHA Ottawa featured in The 25th Hour mini-doc

Apr 26th, 2024

The 25th Hour is a current affairs news program created by senior undergraduate students at the Carleton University School of Journalism and Communication. Journalists Nathan Fung and Simon Hopkins recently…

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