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Today is September 10, World Suicide Prevention Day. This year’s theme is “Working Together to Prevent Suicide.” At times, the work of suicide prevention can feel overwhelming. We may question what we can do to help, especially when we hear the statistics. World Suicide Prevention Day...

Housing is a basic human need — one that many of us take for granted. For nearly five years, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has worked with some of the most vulnerable homeless residents across York Region through a recovery-based approach called Housing First....

It's that time of the year; Ride Don't Hide. As a participant YOU are doing incredible things! YOU ARE: Raising Awareness Exercising, and; Fundraising 3 checks for positive mental health! But that last one can be a bit tricky for some, so we're here to help you out. Now...

(Alliston, Ontario, Wednesday, April 18, 2018) – Residents of south Simcoe living with serious mental illness and addictions issues have access to a new, recovery-based, multi-disciplinary service that can improve their quality of life. For the first time, an Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) is available...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2017 Recipients of Nonprofit Employer of Choice (NEOC) Awards Announced Jan 30, 2018 Toronto, Ontario – Hilborn:ECS together with partners CCEOC Inc. and The Goldie Company congratulate the recipients of the third annual Canadian Nonprofit Employer of Choice (NEOC) Award. This year, 13 organizations...

Open to individuals who identify as women (Closed group – please sign up, space is limited) WRAP is for everyone, anything, and for any of life’s challenges. The Wellness Recovery Action Plan is used world-wide by people who are dealing with mental health challenges as...

This is the time of year when many Ontarians may notice a shift in mood and find themselves lacking energy. Research in Ontario suggests that 15 percent of the general population experience these winter blues, which can include changes in appetite and lethargy. The winter blues...

Alicia’s been fighting bad guys all her life. Super villains in fact. Like anxiety and depression. Suicidal feelings. And then, at the very tender age of 13, a suicide attempt. No one was listening. Alicia’s 28 now. And she doesn’t hide behind her mask and cape. At...

What if one small change could make a big difference to improve your own health or the health of others? That's the message of Change Day, a growing global movement that empowers health care professionals, clinicians, caregivers, providers, patients and leaders to make small actions to...

An evidence-based mental health program managed by Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario and CMHA York and South Simcoe is being rolled out across the province. The Ontario government announced yesterday that Bounce Back, a self-help and coaching program designed to help adults reduce unhelpful thinking, worry less...