FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canada must treat opioid use as a health issue, not a criminal matter. The Canadian Mental Health Association calls for care not corrections to relieve opioid crisis TORONTO (ONTARIO) April 17, 2018 – According to a new national policy paper released today by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), decriminalization is key to […]Continue readingCMHA Opioid Policy – Media Release
Winnipeg School Division is hosting their Healthy Minds Community Resource Fair on Monday, April 30th, 2018. The Resource Fair will include many agencies that support mental health and wellness for children, youth and families in Winnipeg. The kick-off event features Kevin Lamoureaux, Education Lead, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. Click here to view the […]Continue readingHealthy Minds Community Resource Fair
CMHA is looking to recruit new board members! Please click on the ad here for details and if you are interested submit your CV and cover letter to Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 20th at 4:30 p.m. Continue readingCMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg Seeking New Board Members
JESSICA BOTELHO-URBANSKI WITHIN three minutes of returning from their morning recess, Scott Chudley has his class of Grades 3, 4 and 5 students mostly quiet, with their eyes closed, envisioning life on a sandy stretch far away. “I want you to imagine you’re standing on a beach,” he says. “Try to be in the present. […]Continue readingCombating suicide risk by teaching meditation – 18 classrooms take part in innovative multi-year study
On June 24, 2018, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will host its 7th Annual “Ride Don’t Hide” event, the largest mental health bike ride in Canada. Thousands of Canadians from Newfoundland and Labrador to British Columbia aren’t hiding. They are cycling in plain sight to put an end to the stigma of mental illness. They are also […]Continue readingJoin Canada’s Largest Mental Health Bike Ride!
History of CMHA The Canadian Mental Health Association is one of the oldest continuing voluntary health organizations in Canada. It began existence as the Canadian National Committee for Mental Hygiene (CNCMH), founded by Dr. Clarence M. Hincks and Clifford W. Beers in January 26, 1918. Hincks was very interested in the field because he had […]Continue readingHistory of CMHA
Recovery College courses are for individuals experiencing mental health issues who are interested in learning more about recovery, health and wellness.Continue readingRecovery College Courses
Give the gift of mental health this holiday season! We all know someone who has been touched by mental illness. During this special time of year it is important to remember and acknowledge those in our community who are experiencing mental illness, addictions and social isolation. At CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg, we are committed to […]Continue readingCMHA Launches “Give the Gift of Mental Health” Campaign
CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg is excited to announce that the 22nd edition of the Mental Health Resource Guide is ready for distribution. This year, the guide has a new look, a new name, and features a new section specifically for Newcomers and Refugees. To view, download, and print a copy of the newly named, “Mental […]Continue readingThe New Resource Guide is Hot Off the Press!
Exclusive Invitation The Mental Health Commission of Canada and Manitoba’s Provincial Recovery Champions Committee Invite you to attend a free one-day learning event to support the implementation of recovery-oriented practices in Manitoba Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 8:30AM to 16:30PM CDT Location: Eckhardt Gramatté Hall 3rd floor, Centennial Hall University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage […]Continue readingManitoba Regional Recovery Event October 10, 2017