CMHA WOOD BUFFALO RECOVERY COLLEGE ALTERS SERVICES TO OFFER MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC (Fort McMurray, March 26, 2020) – With so much uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it can take a toll on us not only physically but mentally. With the closure of services, schools and workplaces and the rising number of cases […]Continue readingCOVID-19 Update On Services
Turning off social media can help manage the anxiety around COVID-19 Anxiety is a normal reaction to uncertainty and things that may harm us. For many of us, the coronavirus and the COVID-19 illness make for a very uncertain future. People worry about their own health and the health of their loved ones, here and […]Continue readingPandemic Pushing Your Anxiety Buttons?
With coronavirus (COVID-19) now officially being called a pandemic by the World Health Organization, public fear and anxiety are on the rise. Your employees may be experiencing a high degree of uncertainty, worry and stress about the health and safety of their loved ones, and how this pandemic may disrupt their work and personal lives. […]Continue reading6 Tips to Respond to Employee Anxiety about COVID-19
Due to the escalation of COVID-19 pandemic and recommendations around social distancing, CMHA – Wood Buffalo Region has decided to be proactive and suspend access to the Welcome Centre and Recovery College programming as of 8:30 AM on Monday, March 16th, 2020 until further notice. An email will be forthcoming from your Program or Team […]Continue readingCOVID-19 March 15, 2020 Update
CMHA Offers Tips to Support Mental Health Amid Concerns of COVID-19 Pandemic (Fort McMurray, March 13, 2020) – Amid public concerns of the developing COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) experts are reminding individuals with exacerbated anxiety and depression symptoms of how to manage their mental wellness at this time of uncertainty. CMHA Wood Buffalo […]Continue readingCOVID-19 Outbreak – Protecting Your Mental Health
Julio Florez turned his grief from the loss of his son into a powerful and positive message to support others and to encourage reaching out for mental health support. On February 4th, Florez walked the Birchwood trails from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM to continue the conversation about mental health awareness and the importance of […]Continue reading‘Birchwood For Ben’ 2020 Raised $5,700 for Mental Health Programs in RMWB
Fort McMurray local, Julio Florez, is undertaking a walkathon to bring mental health to light in the RMWB and beyond. On February 4th, Florez will walk the trails from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The walk will start and end by Doug Barnes Cabin at the entrance to the trails. Florez is inspired by his […]Continue reading‘Birchwood for Ben’ 2020 to Spark Conversations About Mental Health in our Region
We are happy to welcome four new members to the CMHA – Wood Buffalo Regional team. Amanda Holloway, Executive Director email@example.com Amanda’s Bio: “I am a registered Social Worker, obtaining my BSW from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. I have been practicing Social Work since 2007, with the majority of my career being spent […]Continue readingWelcome New CMHA Team Members