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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…

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…

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