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Move to improve your mental health
Jan 15th, 2021

Guest post from CMHA National Before we talk about how to improve your mental health, let’s make sure we agree on what we’re talking about. At the Canadian Mental Health…

How to turn a difficult life event on its head
Jan 5th, 2021

Guest post from CMHA National: www.cmha.ca A lot is being said about stress these days, and it’s no wonder. The pandemic has brought with it countless sources of extreme stress. But there has been relative silence on a topic that would help…

‘Tis the Season…for Stress??
Jan 5th, 2021

For many it is. While the holidays can bring much joy and excitement, they can also bring more than their share of frazzle. Many reasons may be behind less-than-festive feelings…

Planning a psychologically safe return to the workplace
Jan 5th, 2021

Post courtesy of CMHA National It’s been said many times, but we’ll say it again: working in the pandemic is not business as usual. Whatever your job, chances are you have had to make some adjustments. For many, that adjustment was moving…

Coming Up: Free Coping Skills for Change Groups
Jan 5th, 2021

Coping Skills for Change is a free nine-week, virtual group to help you learn mindfulness, emotional and stress management, communication skills to improve relationships, and strategies to improve overall mental health…

It Begins With You
Jan 5th, 2021

This blog is by our friend Denise Waligora with Mental Health First Aid Canada at the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Read more of their blogs at www.mhfa.ca/en/blogs.   My last…

There isn’t an R in “Wellness”…or is there?
Jan 5th, 2021

I recently read an excellent book called Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy written by Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, and Adam Grant. In it, Sheryl discusses…

The Origin of the Canadian Mental Health Association
Jan 5th, 2021

  The origins of community mental health in Canada It all started at afternoon tea. In Mrs. Dunlap’s drawing room. But first, some context: It was wartime, circa 1917, and…

Despair and suicidal feelings deepen as pandemic wears on
Dec 3rd, 2020

New national survey finds Canadians’ mental health eroding Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC (December 3, 2020) – The second wave of the pandemic has intensified feelings of stress and anxiety,…

“Opportunity”: A documentary of Dante’s recovery journey
Oct 9th, 2020

Made-in-Halton film chronicles journey from prison to recovery “Most of my life was a lie…I might have believed it, but it was a lie.” That’s what 54-year old Oakville resident…

Now available: 2019-2020 Annual Report
Sep 11th, 2020

Learn more about our 2019-2020 accomplishments in our Annual Report. Click here to check it out.

Most Ontarians fear second wave of COVID-19, worries linked to actions of others: CMHA poll
Aug 28th, 2020

A new poll shows an overwhelming majority of Ontarians (84 per cent) remain concerned about the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19, primarily driven by worry of other people…

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