On February 26, 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 person being victimized. In additional to any physical trauma incurred, bullying can result […]Continue readingCMHA Thunder Bay Supports Pink Shirt Day
Crisis Response is back to regular operating hours. 24/7. We appreciate your patience. Our crisis team completed training to provide improved mental health/crisis services to our region. Let’s talk. We listen. We are here to help. If you or someone you know is in a crisis, please call: Thunder Bay: 807-346-8282 District / Toll-Free: 1-888-269-3100Continue readingCrisis Response is back to regular operating hours 24/7.
On February 4, CMHA joins educators, industry professionals and the community worldwide in acknowledging Safer Internet Day, which aims to create both a safer and a better internet, where everyone is empowered to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. When it comes to new technologies, one of the biggest concerns with regards to mental […]Continue readingNew resource on using social media to benefit your mental health
CRISIS RESPONSE WORKER 1 Full-Time, This position is within OPSEU local 720 Bargaining Unit Start date: As soon as possible Application Deadline: February 12, 2020 The Crisis Response Worker will assist individuals experiencing a mental health crisis to resume community functioning. Specific responsibilities include information and referral assistance, crisis assessment, interventions and supports, brief crisis […]Continue readingCareer Opportunity: CRISIS RESPONSE WORKER
Whether you refer to it as the back to work blues, the January blues or the winter blues, people often share feeling a little down after the holidays. And while Blue Monday is a myth, research confirms that Canadians are prone to a downward shift in mood in the winter months. A research study in […]Continue readingCMHA Thunder Bay offers tips to help with the winter blues
Mental illness affects people of all ages and from all walks of life. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, one in five people in Canada will experience a mental health issue or illness in any given year. Over the past 9 years, Canadians and people around the globe have joined in the world’s […]Continue readingBell Let’s Talk Day is January 29 and we’re joining in to help create positive change.
CMHA Thunder Bay invites you to join us as we participate in GivingTuesday [https://givingtuesday.ca/], a global day of generosity and giving on Dec 3. Each year after Black Friday, Giving Tuesday marks the opening day of the giving season. It’s a time where charities, companies and individuals join together to give back to their favourite […]Continue readingSupport mental health, addictions services and awareness for GivingTuesday
From November 25 – Dec 1, CMHA Thunder Bay will join with the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery organizations across the country to mark National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). CMHA Thunder Bay offers GAPPS services to clients in the community who are not connected to traditional services, are […]Continue readingCMHA Thunder Bay recognizes National Addictions Awareness Week
As students prepare for exams, CMHA Ontario is reminding them to keep mental health in mind with some quick stress-management tips. Those struggling with low mood or anxiety can turn to CMHA Ontario’s free skill-building program BounceBack®: Reclaim your health to learn how to deal with stress, being overwhelmed, and more. Through BounceBack, adults and […]Continue readingExams stressing you out? We’ve got you covered
Having a place to call home is key to recovery from mental health and addiction issues. That’s the message CMHA Thunder Bay is sharing with their community on National Housing Day on November 22. With 1.7 million people in need of housing across Canada, National Housing Day calls on the need for safe and affordable […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes the impact of supportive housing for National Housing Day