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New resource launched to support individuals in crisis
Feb 15th, 2023

A new resource provides the tools and information necessary to help communities implement Mobile Crisis Response Teams (MCRTs) and enhance crisis response across the province. Mobile Crisis Response Teams: A…

Structured Relapse Prevention Group
Feb 7th, 2023

If you have moderate to severe substance use problems, are willing to work towards changing your use of alcohol or other drugs, and want to learn how to cope with…

Resources to protect your mental health online on Safer Internet Day
Feb 6th, 2023

Feb. 7 marks Safer Internet Day, which provides an opportunity for Canadian Mental Health Association branches to remind their communities of strategies for using the internet, social media and related…

Introducing Your Health Space
Nov 24th, 2022

The past few years have been a challenging time for those working in health care settings. Health care workers, support staff, and organizational leaders are all facing extreme levels of…

Emergency Departments aren’t the cure for our mental health crisis, but there’s nowhere else to turn
Nov 14th, 2022

Act for Mental Health calls for the promised Canada Mental Health Transfer now Ottawa, ON (November 14, 2022) – With rising mental health care needs and Emergency Departments stretched past…

Coping Skills for Change Groups and Workshops
Oct 7th, 2022

Coping Skills for Change offers Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) groups and psychoeducational workshops focused on teaching mindfulness, emotional and stress management, communication skills to improve relationships, and strategies to improve…

Mental Illness Awareness Week highlights the need for timely access to mental health care
Oct 3rd, 2022

The first full week of October invites Canadians to share the realities of living with mental health issues through Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW). MIAW is an annual national public…

AFFIRM: New CBT group for 2SLGBTQ+ youth and adults
Sep 9th, 2022

AFFIRM is an eight-session, affirmative group that integrates identity affirmation with cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT). It’s focused on reducing depression and improving coping and sexual self-efficacy for LGBTTIQQ2SA* youth and adults…

The Spoons headline “The Long Road Back” event
Sep 1st, 2022

Legendary Burlington band, long-time broadcaster, team up for Halton mental health fundraiser In 1980, an intrepid young band from Burlington made “Spoons” a different kind of household word. The Spoons,…

Overdose is preventable: know the signs
Aug 29th, 2022

There were more than 2,800 opioid-related deaths in Ontario in 2021. To combat this crisis, CMHA Halton joins individuals and organizations in recognizing International Overdose Awareness Day (IAOD) on August…

Fear Of Missing Out…on what, exactly?
Jul 18th, 2022

Years ago when I could actually stay awake past midnight, my friend and I would make plans to go out every New Year’s Eve. Everyone else had plans, so we…

Reclaim Your Health with BounceBack
Jun 30th, 2022

We know that the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for many Ontarians. In fact, a recent CMHA Ontario poll demonstrates the strain the pandemic has had on the mental health…

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