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On February 9, CMHA joins educators, industry professionals and the community worldwide in acknowledging Safer Internet Day, which aims to create both a safer and a better internet, where everyone is empowered to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. When it comes to new technologies,...

Although many of us have not had access to the COVID-19 vaccine yet, it’s important to get informed so you are ready when the time comes. Below you will find answers to some of the most frequently-asked questions regarding the vaccine, along with answers from...

  Bell Let’s Talk Day is Thursday, January 28 and we’re joining in to help drive progress in mental health. COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our lives, including our mental health. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 38% of Canadians say their mental health has...

The Newcomers' Health and Well-Being Team is putting on a variety of workshops to support Newcomers with their mental health and caregiving.   Workshops for Newcomer Families Mondays and Wednesdays 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.   To Register for Workshops for  Newcomer Families:  https://www.cognitoforms.com/CanadianMentalHealthAssociationYorkRegion/NewcomersHealthWellbeingFamilyWorkshops Please contact Asma if you have any questions...

By Nicole Parker, James Welsman and Brian Major​​​​​​​ With depression and anxiety being talked about more frequently, we are on our way to reducing the stigma associated with mental health. However, one thing that is not discussed as openly, is when a person admits that they...

This year's 12 Days of Giving and Receiving Campaign is not only our way of raising the funds necessary to ensure everyone in our community has access to the programs and services they need to achieve good mental health, but is also a way of giving...

Here at CMHA we are extremely grateful to our donors, volunteers, followers, community and others who make a difference in our organization and the people we serve. On our last day of our Giving and Recieving Campaign, we wanted to share with you a Gratitude...

Our holiday happiness playlist is here! We consulted our various cultural affinity groups and staff members to come up with this playlist that will keep you moving and grooving all holiday long.  Available on YouTube and Spotify. Enjoy! On YouTube [embed]https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQl6igf8aaJQPLZQxatdLiVuKTTuiNmOM[/embed] On Spotify [embed]https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4vYNDMhjwdJ7nG2oBOowjW?si=Tv7AJFhZQiyaIVlYHe6ynw[/embed]   Donate to CMHA York Region and...

Trigger Warning: Suicide Ideation/Mature Content We talk a lot about how MOBYSS – Ontario’s first and only mobile youth health clinic – saves lives. Recently Lindsay, one of our MOBYSS Peer Support Workers, did just that. All by text. I’m sharing this with you because MOBYSS needs our support now more than ever. At 4:00 p.m. on...

Like many things in 2020, this holiday season is going to be unique. Along with typical holiday stressors such as high expectations, family dynamics, financial difficulties, as well as increased alcohol and food consumption, this season is going to bring its own set of challenges...