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From November 25 - Dec 1, CMHA will join with the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery organizations across the country to mark National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). This years’ theme for National Addictions Awareness Week is Stigma Ends with...

As students prepare for exams, CMHA Ontario is reminding them to keep mental health in mind with some quick stress-management tips. Those struggling with low mood or anxiety can turn to CMHA Ontario’s free skill-building program BounceBack®: Reclaim your health to learn how to deal with...

CMHA York South Simcoe joins individuals and organizations worldwide to commemorate the Trangender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. These acts of violence are due to...

Article by: Alison Wines, Communications Consultant, CMHA York Region South Simcoe Here at CMHA-YRSS, we are fortunate to have some amazing supporters, who raise substantial funds to keep our programs running and build awareness of our work within our communities. One of these supporters is Judy Brunton,...

CMHA York Region South Simcoe recognizes Mental Illness Awareness Week The second week of October brings with it the reminder that millions of Canadians live with mental illnesses every day. Oct 6-12 is Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), an annual national public education campaign coordinated by...

Alison Wines, Communications Consultant This summer, our Community Connections team once again ran their incredibly successful client camping trip at Sibbald Point Provincial Park. Shauna Eisen tells us all about it, and how you can get involved. Shauna, how long has the camping trip been running? We’ve been...

  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...