Act for Mental Health calls for the promised Canada Mental Health Transfer now FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON (November 15, 2022) – With rising mental health care needs and Emergency Departments stretched past their limits, Canada must act now to cover mental health care, both before and after people are in crisis. So says the […]Continue readingEmergency Departments aren’t the cure for our mental health crisis but there’s nowhere else to turn
Most Canadians worry COVID will never go away
Mar 1, 2022 For immediate release New research shows chronic stress taking toll on individuals and organizations TORONTO (ONTARIO) Mar. 1, 2022 – Far from feeling the pandemic is over, most people in Canada are stressed about what’s next, with 64% worried about new variants and 57% worried about COVID-19 circulating in the population for […]Continue readingMost Canadians worry COVID will never go away
National Indigenous Peoples Day
Canadian Mental Health Association on Reconciliation and mental health Toronto, ON June 21, 2021: The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is deeply troubled by the findings of the remains of 215 children in unmarked and undocumented graves at a residential school in Kamloops, BC. We extend our deepest condolences to those who are grieving […]Continue readingNational Indigenous Peoples Day
Get Ready to #GetReal about how you feel
This CMHA Mental Health Week, we’re diving into how we feel. It’s hard to deal with our emotions when we don’t know what we’re feeling. You may have been taught to push your bad feelings away, but research shows that understanding and naming our feelings can make sadness, anger and pain feel less intense. And […]Continue readingGet Ready to #GetReal about how you feel
#MIAW20: There is no health without mental health
Each October, people across Canada speak up for Mental Illness Awareness Week. This year, it is being marked from October 4 –10. It’s a week of public education and awareness that encourages Canadians to learn about mental illness and share their experiences with it. This year’s theme for Mental Illness Awareness Week is There is no […]Continue reading#MIAW20: There is no health without mental health
Pandemic Pushing Your Anxiety Buttons?
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?
6 Tips to Respond to Employee Anxiety about COVID-19
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
COVID-19 Outbreak – Protecting Your Mental Health
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