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Mental Illness Awareness Week begins
Oct 1st, 2023

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), held annually the first week of October, is Canada’s national campaign aimed at enhancing awareness of mental illness, reducing stigma and highlighting the real experiences…

The Canadian Mental Health Association marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Sep 26th, 2023

September 30, 2023 marks the 3rd National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and the 10thanniversary of Orange Shirt Day. Orange Shirt Day began as a day of remembrance and action…

Thank you to Brant Emergency Services!
Sep 15th, 2023

Special thanks to everyone involved in helping to make the Brant Emergency Services Golf Tournament a fantastic event. It takes a lot of hard work and resources to organize and…

Canada will soon have a three-digit suicide prevention number
Sep 10th, 2023

Like 911, the three-digit suicide prevention number 988 will give people experiencing thoughts of suicide an accessible and easy number to call when they need urgent help. The Public Health…

Suicide is Preventable. Here’s what we can do
Sep 7th, 2023

By the Canadian Mental Health Association and the Centre for Suicide Prevention September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide continues to be a crisis in our society, and we…

September is Recovery Month
Aug 31st, 2023

Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery from substance use and mental health, just as we celebrate improvements made by those who are managing other health conditions such…

A Positive Move Forward: AGCO’s Decision on Online Gambling Advertising
Aug 31st, 2023

Advertising powerfully shapes public perceptions and behaviour.  In online gambling, this influence can lead to tangible consequences, especially for vulnerable groups like our youth.  CMHA Ontario has always championed responsible…

International Overdose Awareness Day
Aug 27th, 2023

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt…

Preventing drug-related deaths
Aug 27th, 2023

Last year, 7,328 people in Canada died from apparent drug poisonings – an average of 20 deaths per day. These deaths were largely accidental, meaning those using drugs did not…

CMHA Brant Haldimand Norfolk receives Community Services Recovery Funding
Aug 20th, 2023

Media Release The Brant Community Foundation is pleased to announce $442,000 in funding to support 13 organizations in Brantford, Brant County, and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation through the…

Statement on the release of the Senate Committee report on the Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention
Aug 1st, 2023

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology released a report on June 8, 2023, of recommendations regarding the Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention and its evaluation, entitled…

Buddy Up Challenge Winner’s Pizza Lunch
Jul 25th, 2023

Today we provided  pizza lunches for the Buddy Up Challenge winners at both sites. Thanks to all who participated in helping to create an awareness of the important topic of…

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