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Protect your mental health online on Safer Internet Day
Feb 6th, 2024

On February 6, Canadians are recognizing Safer Internet Day – a day dedicated to promoting safer and more responsible use of the internet. CMHA Ottawa wants to remind individuals, organizations…

Celebrating Black Canadians this February
Feb 1st, 2024

This February, CMHA Ottawa celebrates Black History Month. We recognize and celebrate the achievements and reflect on the successes, sacrifices and triumphs of Canadians who are African, Caribbean and Black…

CMHA puts a focus on addictions for Bell Let’s Talk
Jan 24th, 2024

With Bell Let’s Talk Day this year focused on creating real change for mental health, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario is reminding Ontarians to include addictions in the…

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….

Tips to shake off the winter blues
Jan 11th, 2024

As the cold winter days grow shorter, Ontarians may find themselves lacking energy and feeling “blue.” Winter blues is a term that is commonly used to describe a mild form…

2,000 push-ups in 23 days: Are you up for the challenge, Ottawa?
Jan 5th, 2024

The Push-Up Challenge and the Ottawa branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA Ottawa) rally the support of the nation’s capital in their push for better mental health this…

Three days with Dr. Sam Tsemberis, innovator of the Housing First model for ending homelessness 
Dec 13th, 2023

CMHA Ottawa is one of the biggest providers of Housing First in Canada – we got to spend some time with its visionary inventor At CMHA Ottawa, we are proud…

CMHA highlights housing as a human right for Human Rights Day
Dec 10th, 2023

Equality, justice, freedom, human dignity – these are the foundational rights enshrined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which celebrates its 75th anniversary on December 10. As the international…

CMHA welcomes the creation of 9-8-8, the three-digit suicide prevention line
Nov 30th, 2023

Ten CMHAs join network of service providers for the national crisis line Toronto, ON (November 30, 2023) – Beginning today, people anywhere in Canada can call and text 9-8-8 if…

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