The Housing First model is a minimal barrier housing service specifically designed for individuals living with concurrent mental illness, addiction and other challenges. Eligibility: 18 and over. Chronically homeless for more than one year.The Housing First Model emphasizes housing is a basic human right and aspires to change the practice of homeless services by providing […]Continue readingHousing First
CMHA Programs and Services
CMHA Thunder Bay offers a range of programs and services, from support services to training workshops and crisis intervention. See the complete list of our official programs below, or choose a category on the side menu to find the specific service you’re looking for. For more information, please contact us.
This is an introduction to mental illness with a focus on the recovery approach. It is designed for students, mental health professionals or anyone working with individuals with lived experience of mental illness.Continue readingIntroduction to the Recovery Approach to Mental Health
New Foundations offers a range of supports to assist people in developing skills in education, employment, housing, and social rehabilitation. New Foundations Brochure (pdf) Eligibility: 16 and over New Foundations provides employment, education, social activities, housing support, advocacy, and brief case management for people with mental health issues in order to achieve recovery in every aspect […]Continue readingNew Foundations
This 10-week series is for anyone looking for skills that will enhance their sense of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being and resilience.Continue readingPathways to Resilience: Restoring the Elements of a Joyful Life
The Canadian Mental Health Association proudly presents Photovoice 2014. Using cameras and storytelling, eight community members from the Canadian Mental Health Association explored the question: What makes you come alive?The Canadian Mental Health Association proudly presents Photovoice 2014. Using cameras and storytelling, eight community members from the Canadian Mental Health Association explored the question: What makes you come alive? The […]Continue readingPhotovoice 2014: What Makes You Come Alive?
Photovoice is an excellent training tool for anyone who wants to assist those living with a mental illness in their process of recovery. This is a multimedia presentation with 40 photographic images and narratives portraying the experience of mental illness and recovery from the perspectives of eight psychiatric survivors living in Thunder Bay. The Photovoice project […]Continue readingPhotovoice: Exposing Our Path to Wellness
The Transitional Rehabilitation Housing Program (TRHP) provides intensive case management services to forensic clients, promoting recovery and helping them to successfully navigate the transition into community life. Eligibility: 18 and over. Referrals from TBRHSC Forensic Unit. Read more for details.Focusing on skill development, psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery, Case Managers support clients in maintaining appropriate housing, […]Continue readingTRHP: Transitional Rehabilitation Housing Program
This workshop is for professionals who want to learn more about how they can support families using the recovery approach to mental health with a focus on inspiring and renewing hope for both the family member and their loved one. Read more for details. Working with Families: Instilling Hope for Recovery Families can play a […]Continue readingWorking with Families: Instilling Hope for Recovery