World Suicide Prevention Day is presented annually by the International Association for Suicide Prevention and is aimed at spreading awareness and breaking the silence about this issue.The Canadian Mental Health Association Thunder Bay Branch joins people with lived experience of a mental health issue, their families, policy makers, advocates, researchers and others who come together […]Continue readingWorld Suicide Prevention Day highlights strategies to prevent loss
CMHA has created the CMHA Fort McMurray Mental Health Fund in response to the fires that have devastated that community. Canadians have already generously supported disaster relief for the people of Fort McMurray. We are asking you to please give again, this time for mental health. Wildfires are not uncommon in our country. But this one […]Continue readingUrgent appeal to Canadians: A CMHA Mental Health Fund for Fort McMurray
Canadians from coast to coast will join the conversation again this year to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness.Continue readingHelp CMHA support Bell Let’s Talk Day!
The latest edition of Bell Let’s Talk took over the Twitterverse and airwaves on January 27, and the one-day stigma-busting campaign didn’t disappoint.Continue readingBell Let’s Talk gets people talking
May 5-11, 2014 Tell Us How You Really Feel CMHA wants to know, “Are you phine or fine?” To mark the beginning of our 63rd Annual Mental Health Week (MHW), we are launching our first-ever Be Mind Full initiative. As part of this new initiative, a campaign begins today that is asking Canadians how […]Continue readingIt’s Mental Health Week!
Recycle your used/old mobile phones at CMHA locations in your community or at your local Bell store.By recycling their mobile devices through the Bell Blue Box Program, Canadians can support mental health initiatives while helping the environment. The program provides Canadians with an environmentally responsible way of disposing of their used mobile phones, batteries and […]Continue readingBell launches Bell Blue Box Program across Canada during Mental Illness Awareness Week
October 1-31 2013 DefeatDepression.ca is holding a National Defeat Depression campaign throughout October. Read more for information on how to host your own “mini event”.Defeat Depression events are being held in Canada during the month of October 2013. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT: http://mdsc.akaraisin.com The below has been excerpted from http://mdsc.akaraisin.com: About the Defeat Depression Campaign The […]Continue readingDefeatDepression.ca launches 2013 “Move for Mental Health” Campaign
Campaign aims to raise awareness and funds in support of workplace mental health. Visit SUPPORT ENGAGE INVEST Support a psychologically healthy work environment in your organization by engaging employees with the campaign during May-June and using the guidelines, tools and resources provided. Become an ‘Not Myself Today @ Work’ partner and show your support by […]Continue readingCMHA and Partners for Mental Health launch “Not Myself Today” campaign
CMHA encourages all Canadians to increase the volume and frequency of conversations about mental health in communities across the country on Bell Let’s Talk Day. February 12, 2013 is the third annual Bell Let’s Talk Day, and CMHA is encouraging Canadians across the country to text, call and tweet in support of this important awareness […]Continue readingBell Lets Talk Day 2013
CMHA to play an important role in helping workplaces implement new National Standard of Canada – Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace – Prevention, promotion and guidance to staged implementation. CMHA to play an important role in helping workplaces implement new Standard. Today, Canada takes an important step for mental health as the Canadian […]Continue readingCMHA applauds the new, higher standard for workplace mental health promotion and protection.