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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....

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...