We thank Brantford Emergency Services for their generous donation of 8,050. raised for the Brant Safe Beds Program at their golf tournament held on September 13, 2022. Seen in the photo from left to right is Jim Periera, Kristen Martin, Lill Petrella (CMHA BHN), Mike Benin (CMHA BHN) and Michelle Murphy. Looking forward to the […]
A good time was had by all at our annual Client Christmas Party on December 1st. Special thanks to all involved in planning the event and of course to Santa, who always lights up the event with his presence.
A special thank you to Shoppers in Brantford and Simcoe for the generous donation from their mental health awareness program. A total of 7,017.56 was raised for our branch. Your support is greatly appreciated!
Ottawa, ON (November 14, 2022) Emergency Departments aren’t the cure for our mental health crisis but there’s nowhere else to turn. Act for Mental Health calls for the promised Canada Mental Health Transfer now. With rising mental health care needs and Emergency Departments stretched past their limits, Canada must act now to cover mental health care, […]
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) are proud to announce the launch of Agriculture Wellness Ontario, a suite of programs designed to ensure farmers are getting mental health support when and where they need it. Living in rural areas, and the stigma surrounding mental health, can make […]
A pandemic is a very stressful event for individuals and communities. It’s normal to feel some stress and anxiety. It’s also very common for people to display great resiliency during times of crisis. COVID fatigue is very real, but we are slowly turning the corner. This is absolutely the time to lean on each other. […]
What is mental health? Mental health is about the way you think and feel and your ability to deal with ups and downs. Being mentally healthy doesn’t just mean that you don’t have a mental health problem. If you have good mental health, you can: • Make the most of your potential • Cope with […]
What is a psychologically healthy and safe workplace? The CSA Standard Z1003-13 (R2018) “Psychological health and safety in the workplace – Prevention, promotion, and guidance to staged implementation” defines a psychologically healthy and safe workplace as a “workplace that promotes workers’ psychological well-being and actively works to prevent harm to worker psychological health including in […]
Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve seen a steady increase in mental health awareness. More and more, we’re hearing and talking about wellness, mindfulness, therapy, stress management and self-care. While it’s exciting to see increased interest in mental health, the popularization of wellness can sometimes lead to misinformation and the desire to profit from […]
Throughout the province, programs and services are available to ensure Ontarians get the crisis supports they need during COVID19. To anyone struggling with mental health at this time, please reach out. Crisis supports are available during COVID19. Online, on the phone or in person, programs and services are available to ensure Ontarians get the crisis […]