The province election is June 2, and a new campaign from CMHA branches in Ontario is encouraging voters to put one topic at the top of their election wish list: mental health and addictions care. CMHA’s “I choose” campaign will be using the next six weeks to spotlight different issues for the community mental health […]Continue readingCMHA urges voters to “choose” mental health and addictions care
Social change campaign takes place across Canada during first week of May (North Bay, ON April 27, 2022) – The Canadian Mental Health Association, North Bay and District, together with community partners, have come together to plan a week of activities for the North Bay edition of CMHA Mental Health Week 2022. Launched in 1951 […]Continue readingCMHA Mental Health Week 2022 focuses on empathy
CMHA is bringing Canadians together for a nationwide conversation on empathy with some special guests on May 2 at 12 pm EST to kick off Mental Health Week. The event will feature special guests Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Michael Landsberg and Kayla Breelove Carter and will be emceed by professor Nick Petrella. The panel will engage […]Continue readingJoin us for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
(North Bay, Feb. 22, 2021) – Canadian Mental Health Association, North Bay and District, is marking Canada’s Agriculture Day on Feb. 22 by launching a new mental health awareness training program for farmers and the agriculture community. Registration is now open, and sessions start soon for In the Know, a mental health literacy program created […]Continue readingCMHA branches promote mental health program for farmers on Canada’s Agriculture Day
CMHA North Bay and District is partnering with CMHA Champlain East and CMHA Thunder Bay to launch a new mental health awareness training program specifically for farmers and the agriculture community in Northern Ontario. In the Know is a mental health literacy program created specifically for the agricultural community. The workshops are facilitated by one […]Continue readingCMHAs to offer mental health program to Northern Ontario farmers
CMHA North Bay and District joins Canadians across the country to honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present, for Black History Month in February. While Black History Month is a time to learn about the many important contributions of African, Caribbean, and Black Canadians to the settlement, growth and development of Canada, it’s […]Continue readingCMHA North Bay and District celebrates Black History Month
KEEP TALKING, KEEP LISTENING, KEEP HOPE! NEWS RELEASE (North Bay, ON, Jan. 24, 2022) – Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vitally important that we take care of our mental health. On-again-off-again lockdowns, job uncertainty, economic unrest and ongoing concerns about physical health and the state of the health-care system simply add […]Continue readingEight CMHA Ontario branches to host virtual event on Bell Let’s Talk Day
From November 21 – 27, CMHA North Bay and District will join with the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery organizations in our community and across the country to mark National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). CMHA North Bay and District offers a 90 day residential treatment program […]Continue readingCMHA North Bay and District recognizes National Addictions Awareness Week
Our community is filled with residents who want to build a stronger, more inclusive, and kinder North Bay and Nipissing District. Our local news outlets and social media regularly feature stories about members of our community who rise to the occasion and help those in need. We’ve seen food distributed to those struggling with homelessness; […]Continue readingAn Open Letter to the Community: Let’s Change the Conversation
Mental health concerns are among the many challenges Ontarians are currently facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time of public uncertainty, CMHA’s BounceBack program remains an effective option to support Ontarians who may be dealing with mild-to-moderate anxiety or depression, or may be feeling low, stressed, worried, irritable or angry. BounceBack is a free, […]Continue readingFeeling low? Stressed? Anxious?