Improving mental health treatment could boost the Canadian economy by billions of dollars, according to a new report from The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care. According to the report, Healthy Brains at Work: Estimating the Impact of Workplace Mental Health Benefits and Programs, Canada’s economy could gain between 228,000 and […]Continue readingEnhancing mental health care will benefit Canadian economy: report
MEDIA ADVISORY For immediate release: September 7, 2016 (Newmarket, Wednesday September 7th, 2016) – On Saturday, Sept. 10, Rebecca Shields, CEO of Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) York South Simcoe will be available to speak to the media about strategies to help reduce the risk of suicide and services available to individuals experiencing a mental health […]Continue readingCMHA York South Simcoe CEO Available for Comment on World Suicide Prevention Day
REFORM NEEDED FOR CANADA’S MENTAL HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY BY CHELSEA LA VECCHIA This content contains explicit and sensitive information that may not be suitable for all ages. Two mental health-related stories have hit the news recently that show a troubling trend in the way our mental healthcare system is working. A report released by the Centre for Addiction […]Continue readingSICK NOT WEAK
In 5 minutes or less patients and caregivers can help inform the future of home and community care The Ontario government is consulting with patients and caregivers to inform the future of home and community care. Your help in spreading the word to ensure the participation of as many patients and caregivers as possible would […]Continue readingMinistry Survey Alert
The Canadian Mental Health Association York South Simcoe branch joins people with lived experience of a mental health issue, their families, policy makers, advocates, researchers and others who come together every year on Sept. 10 to commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day. More than 800,000 people worldwide – including about 4,000 Canadians – die by suicide […]Continue readingWorld Suicide Prevention Day highlights strategies to prevent loss
Are you in need of a new and up-to-date photo for your Social Media accounts – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIN, Instragram etc. Now is your chance to get the new professional headshot courtesy of Knight Image Photography. For each 10 minute session – you will receive a Signature Headshot Session from Knight Image Photography, 15 – 20 […]Continue readingHeadshots for Mental Health
We have an exciting opportunity to bring national attention to the role of mobile mental health units! A federal petition was just released, that depending upon the traction, will receive federal government support for research. The goal of the research is to examine the adaptability of the MOBYSS mobile across the whole of Canada! Additionally, […]Continue readingHelp Us Reach 50,000 Petition Signatures for MOBYSS Nation Wide
CMHA is proud to be showcasing two of our support programs on Rogers TV’s The Bulletin Board, Tuesday July 26th. Join host Shay Galor and some of our team plus hear from clients themselves on how our programs are making an impact in their lives. Are you looking for tools to help manage stress, low […]Continue readingBounce Back & Family Caregiver Programs Featured on Rogers TV
It was a remarkable day of fun, meeting new friends, and supporting mental health initiatives in this amazing community. Without people like YOU we wouldn’t be able to make a difference. You should be proud of your accomplishments. The ride raised critically important funds to help us continue our services that promote mental wellness and […]Continue readingRIDE DON’T HIDE…Thanks to our Riders, Sponsors, Staff & Volunteers for helping to make Ride Don’t Hide 2016 a HUGE success!
Canadians from coast to coast will join the conversation again this year to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness. Bell’s annual Bell Let’s Talk Day campaign encourages people to start the conversation about mental health with friends, family and co-workers, recognizing that simply talking has a significant impact on reducing stigma. In […]Continue readingHelp CMHA support Bell Let’s Talk Day!