More than one in five people say pandemic recovery is their top issue this election which is why Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Thunder Bay Branch urges parties to think about increased access to mental health and addictions care the same way as lowering taxes, growing the economy and building schools. People have been waiting […]Continue readingPandemic recovery includes mental health and addictions care for all Ontarians
CMHA encourages candidates to keep mental health and addictions care in mind As Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Thunder Bay focuses on empathy for Mental Health Week this week, the fact that many Ontarians are weary and struggling is at the forefront. Polling conducted throughout the pandemic indicates that nearly 80 per cent of Ontarians […]Continue readingPandemic recovery includes mental health and addictions care for all Ontarians
The province is less than 40 days away from electing its next government and a new campaign from CMHA branches in Ontario is encouraging voters to put one topic at the top of their election wish list: mental health and addictions care. CMHA’s “I choose” campaign will be using the next six weeks to spotlight […]Continue readingCMHA urges voters to “choose” mental health and addictions care
Sometimes the best way to help is to make people feel seen and heard. That’s why CMHA is bringing Canadians together for a nationwide conversation on May 2 at 12 pm EST to kick off Mental Health Week. Mental Health Week is a Canadian tradition, with communities, schools and workplaces rallying to celebrate, protect and […]Continue readingSave the Date for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
CMHA is bringing Canadians together for a nationwide conversation on empathy with some special guests on May 2 at 12 pm EST to kick off Mental Health Week. The event will feature special guests Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Michael Landsberg and Kayla Breelove Carter and will be emceed by professor Nick Petrella. The panel will engage […]Continue readingJoin us for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
May 1, 2022 to May 8, 2022 @ All Day – This year, everyone has taken “action” to keep our loved ones and communities safe. Action heroes, assemble….. Join Sullivan + Associates Clinical Psychology as they proudly present the 2nd annual walk/run in support of Children’s Centre Foundation and Canadian Mental Health Association in partnership with ThunderCon. Mental health services have seen an increase in demand […]Continue reading2nd Annual Mental Health Walk/Run
On March 8, CMHA Thunder Bay joins individuals and organizations around the world in celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) 2022, an annual event held to mark the social, economic and political achievements of women. The theme of IWD 2022 is #BreakTheBias, which highlights the need to actively call out gender bias, discrimination and stereotyping. Whether […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates International Women’s Day 2022
March 23, 2022 to May 11, 2022 @ 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm – This virtual education and support series is for family and friends of individuals with lived experience of mental illness. Learn more about mental health recovery and how you can support your relative while taking care of yourself. Only 10 virtual seats available for each session. Trained facilitators provide information and education on the concepts of […]Continue readingFREE Family Mental Health Series Virtual Workshop
(Toronto, Feb. 7, 2022) – New polling data released today indicates that more Ontarians are accessing mental health supports than at any other time during the pandemic. The survey by Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario indicates that one in four people (24 per cent) have sought help for their mental health challenges, a significant […]Continue reading1 in 4 Ontarians access mental health help The highest rate during the pandemic.
Join CMHA Thunder Bay staff and members on February 23, to spread kindness and wear pink. Individuals and organizations across the country will come together to celebrate Pink Shirt Day, an annual anti-bullying campaign. Bullying is a form of aggression where there is a power imbalance; the person doing the bullying has power over the […]Continue readingCMHA Thunder Bay Spreads Kindness in Support of Pink Shirt Day