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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...

As students and parents prepare for back-to school-season, CMHA York South Simcoe is reminding people to keep mental health in mind during the transition. While a new school year can be exciting, it can also cause stress and anxiety. CMHA suggests maintaining positive mental health during this seasonal...

An annual event on preventing overdose is more pertinent than ever this year in Ontario. There is an estimated opioid related overdose death every 14 hours in Ontario. To combat this crisis, CMHA Ontario joins individuals and organizations in recognizing International Overdose Awareness Day (IAOD) on...

CMHA York South Simcoe joins individuals and organizations across the province to celebrate Seniors Month in June. Seniors’ Month is an important time to celebrate the valuable contributions older adults make in communities across Ontario and reflect on the way they are supported. CMHA [BRANCH] is dedicated to supporting...

With Mother's Day around the corner, CMHA York and South Simcoe recognizes the tremendous job of mothers and those providing mothering in our community. While immensely valuable and rewarding, being a mom can also cause stress and anxiety. Research shows that women are at the highest...

Get ready to use your outside voice, because we’re about to GET LOUD for mental health! May 1 - 7 marks the 66th Annual CMHA Mental Health Week, and this year we’re getting loud because Canadians are sick of waiting. What are they waiting for? The...