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On The Bus For Better Mental Health Mike Barrett/Metroland Rebecca Shields, executive director at Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), (left) provides Jane Philpott, Markham-Stouffville MP and Canada’s Minister of Health, a tour of Ontario’s only mobile mental health and primary health clinic for youth and young adults....

On March 1, CMHA York and South Simcoe will join people around the world to celebrate Zero Discrimination Day. Led by the United Nations, Zero Discrimination Day is an annual campaign which aims to celebrate diversity and reject discrimination in all its forms This year's theme, Make Some...

February can be a stressful time of year on campus, with assignments and midterms piling up before and after reading week. This added pressure can amplify feelings of anxiety, depression and low mood. That’s why the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), York and South Simcoe...

New police street checks regulations in Ontario have increased restrictions on when officers can ask for identification from those they are questioning. The carding regulations came into effect Jan. 1 and make Ontario the first province to impose such limitations. Police officers now must inform people of...

CMHA York and South Simcoe joins health professionals across the country to celebrate Psychology Month in February. Led by the Canadian Psychological Association, Psychology Month is an annual national campaign to raise awareness about the role psychology plays to help individuals and communities flourish. CMHA recognizes structured psychotherapy an...

Canadians across the country will join together on social media to text, talk and tweet about mental health for the 7th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 25, 2017. Bell’s annual campaign encourages people to “start the conversation” about mental health with friends, family, and...

With the holidays over and the grey winter weather setting in, some Canadians may notice a shift in mood and energy. While 'Blue Monday - the third Monday of January – once touted as the most depressing day of the year, has proven to be a...

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...

CMHA York & South Simcoe invites you to join us in supporting mental health as we participate in GivingTuesday on Nov. 29. In the same way that Black Friday opens the shopping season, GivingTuesday opens the giving season, uniting charities, companies and individuals in the spirit...