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  CMHA York South Simcoe volunteers play a crucial role in our organization and our community. Without the dedication of volunteers, many programs offered by our branch would not be possible. That’s why from April 7-13, CMHA York South Simcoe joins organizations across the country in celebrating...

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario commends the provincial government for its $140-million investment in mental health, while also recognizing the need for increased funding and enhanced services. The Ontario government has committed to investing $140 million over three years – and an additional $50 million...

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...

Six-time Olympian and courageous mental health ambassador, Clara Hughes, dropped by the CMHA York South Simcoe Psychiatric recruitment booth recently at the Canadian Psychiatric Association Conference. Hughes is synonymous with the annual Bell Let's Talk mental health awareness campaign, which she championed with "Clara's Big Ride...

Get outside while it’s still summer. Whether it’s a mountain hike, a picnic in the park, gardening or simply lounging in the sun, a dose of fresh air in nature lets your body and your mind take the break they need and deserve. It has been...

You hear about it more and more: meditation for your mental health. But what is meditation? And why is it so beneficial? Many of us have meditated without even realizing it. If you’ve ever sat in silence and enjoyed a moment to yourself, you’ve meditated. If...

Canadians miss out on an average of three earned vacation days every year. While you may feel that’s a small sacrifice to make to get the job done, the consequences may be bigger than you think....