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Supportive housing investment strengthens people and the economy
May 25th, 2022

Increasing inflation and home prices have been front and centre in the provincial election campaign. Missing in the debate is the significant economic and mental health impact of investments in…

All parties falling short on promises to solve the opioid crisis
May 17th, 2022

Promises by all parties fail to go far enough to address the opioid crisis that has claimed at least 10,440 lives since 2016. Imagine party leaders making tour stops in…

Pandemic recovery includes mental health and addictions care for all Ontarians
May 9th, 2022

More than one in five people say pandemic recovery is their top issue this election which is why Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Halton urges parties to think about increased…

CMHA encourages candidates to keep mental health and addictions care in mind
May 4th, 2022

As Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Halton focuses on empathy for Mental Health Week this week, the fact that many Ontarians are weary and struggling is at the forefront. Polling…

CMHA urges voters to “choose” mental health and addictions care
May 4th, 2022

The province is less than 40 days away from electing its next government and a new campaign from CMHA branches in Ontario is encouraging voters to put one topic at…

CMHA Mental Health Week 2022 focuses on empathy
May 4th, 2022

Only 13% of Canadians are feeling empathetic, down markedly from two years ago CMHA and UBC release new data on empathy and challenged relationships Toronto, (ON), May 2, 2022 –…

Annual REACH Award: Submit your nominations today!
Apr 5th, 2022

Do you want to recognize a local individual, organization, or group who made a significant contribution to mental health in 2021-2022? Now’s your chance! CMHA Halton gives an annual award…

Pandemic highlights need for community mental health and addictions care: CMHA Ontario pre-budget submission
Mar 3rd, 2022

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division is calling out chronic underfunding and pandemic-related strain on the community-based mental health and addictions sector in its 2022 pre-budget submission to provincial…

1 Simple Change Can Spark Hope
Feb 15th, 2022

After Canadian sports show host Michael Landsberg shared his lived experience with depression and anxiety in 2009, he became a passionate mental health advocate. In 2016, he founded #SickNotWeak, a…

1 in 4 Ontarians access mental health help – The highest rate during the pandemic
Feb 7th, 2022

(Toronto, Feb. 7, 2022) – New polling data released today indicates that more Ontarians are accessing mental health supports than at any other time during the pandemic. The survey by…

How are we feeling? Canadians are worried, bored, stressed, lonely and sad
Jan 13th, 2022

CMHA and UBC release data on emotional impact of the pandemic for Mental Health Week Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC (May 3, 2021) – The pandemic is taking an emotional…

Take 5 minutes for your mental health
Dec 21st, 2021

Does this sound familiar: by the time you’ve finished work, meals, and everything else on your to-do list, you wonder how to possibly squeeze in something to benefit your mental…

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