Each small moment can add up to make a big difference. That’s the message individuals, organizations, policy makers and advocates are sharing this year to commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) on September 10. The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) estimates that each day in Canada, 11 people end their life and 210 make […]Continue readingCMHA commemorates World Suicide Prevention Day
July 24 is International Self-Care Day, which aims to raise public awareness of the importance of self-care to stay healthy and prevent or delay illness. Established in 2011 by the International Self-Care Foundation (ISCF), Self-Care Day aims to raise public awareness of the importance of self-care to stay healthy and prevent or delay illness. Self-care […]Continue readingCMHA Recognizes International Self-Care Day on July 24th
Ontario’s northern regions lag behind provincial averages in the quality of health and health care. Some 800,000 people living in northern Ontario are more likely to have worse health, poorer access to health care, and die earlier than people in other parts of Ontario. View the report online at: http://www.hqontario.ca/System-Performance/Specialized-Reports/Health-Equity-in-Northern-Ontario Continue readingHealth Equity in Northern Ontario
Being a social worker and having a mental illness is not necessarily an easy position to be in. Those of us in this profession are often afraid to speak out for fear of being looked at differently… as if we are not supposed to be “weak” so that we can […]Continue readingEditorial: My Top Ten
CMHA Thunder Bay Branch strives to be courageous, innovative, forward-thinking and creative in the way it operates and approaches service delivery for clients. A large part of achieving this philosophy is to engage employees in continuous learning and development which supports creativity in service delivery.Continue readingBell Let’s Talk Community Fund donates $20,000 to CMHA Thunder Bay
Media are invited to a funding announcement in support of an initiative to enhance the reach and impact of the CMHA Thunder Bay branch.Continue readingCMHA Thunder Bay Announces funding for leading-edge training program
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