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CMHA recognizes National Addictions Awareness Week
Nov 19th, 2021

From November 21 – 27, CMHA Halton will join with the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery organizations across the country to…

Give Peace, Give Hope, Give Support: The Giving Trees Campaign
Nov 19th, 2021

Show your support for the mental health of all in our community: take part in the Canadian Mental Health Association Halton Region Branch’s The Giving Trees Campaign. The Giving Trees Campaign…

Province’s fall economic statement includes support for mental health and addictions
Nov 12th, 2021

Ontario has committed to support the mental health and well-being of health and long-term care workers across the province as part of its 2021 fall economic statement. The province is investing…

Hope in the time of Covid-19
Oct 26th, 2021

“In more than one way, the pandemic has helped people navigate the stigma that has traditionally dogged mental health.” Our staff recently offered some thoughts in The Oakville News on…

“‘Are you looking after yourself’…whaaatttt?”
Oct 15th, 2021

June 2018 was the beginning of the Summer from Hell and not because it was a particularly hot season.  By Catherine McMahon With our youngest of three turning 19, a…

Importance of housing for mental health highlighted on October 10
Oct 7th, 2021

As individuals and organizations recognize World Homelessness Day and World Mental Health Day on Oct 10, CMHA Halton Region Branch is reminding the community that housing is key to the…

CMHA Commemorates Truth and Reconciliation Day
Sep 22nd, 2021

CMHA Halton Region Branch joins Canadians across the country in observing the country’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. The day was established by the federal…

Support for local suicide prevention in memory of Tom Pakulat
Sep 13th, 2021

Above: CMHA-HRB CEO Rashaad Vahed, right, and Marybeth Pakulat 2021 marks the 5th anniversary of the Tee Off for Mental Health Tom Pakulat Memorial Golf Tournament. Tom Pakulat was a…

How to help someone thinking of suicide
Sep 7th, 2021

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, a day to remember those we’ve lost to suicide and raise awareness about how suicide can be prevented. By Canadian Mental Health Association’s…

Connection, responses, and empathy
Sep 7th, 2021

Illustration by Harshita Jha: https://harshitajha1.wixsite.com/website   The word “empathy” comes up a lot when talking about mental health and supporting others, and Dr. Brené Brown has become a leading expert…

A logo for reconciliation: CMHA shows solidarity with Indigenous peoples in Canada
Jul 14th, 2021

In honour of the children who died at residential schools and in recognition of the survivors and their families, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will be changing the colour…

A thoughtful Canada Day at CMHA
Jun 30th, 2021

CMHA Halton Region Branch joins many across the country in reflecting on Canada’s past and future this year on July 1. CMHA is deeply troubled by the revelations from investigations…

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