(January 13, 2021) As of 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, January 14th the London-Middlesex, Huron-Perth and Elgin county region will be placed in a Stay-at-Home Order with the Ontario Declared State of Emergency. Deemed an essential service by the Ontario government, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Elgin-Middlesex remains open and is ensuring community mental health and […]Continue readingCOVID-19 Service Update: We are open and here to support you!
(November 27, 2020) CMHA Middlesex is currently within our Phase 2 of restoring our services which began in July 2020. We continue to monitor the current COVID-19 Pandemic environment to respond to the needs of our participants. Our region was recently moved from Green Zone to Yellow Zone as per Ontario’s COVID-19 Response Framework. Our […]Continue readingCMHA Middlesex COVID-19 Service Update: Gradual Return to Services
We wanted to thank everyone for participating in our Name Campaign for CMHA’s future Recovery College. We are currently analyzing our results and hope to provide you with the name announcement soon. In an effort to develop curriculum for our Recovery College, we want to hear from you! Recovery Colleges embody the principle of co-production. Co-production is […]Continue readingRecovery College Course Ideas!
Each of our sites will begin to gradually return to in-person services based on our phase 2 plan and may be subject to change. To ensure that the program/service you are looking for is available for in-person support, please call the site’s main telephone line or connect with your mental health worker. Other services will […]Continue readingCMHA Sites and Services Information – July and August 2020
CMHA Middlesex joins individuals and organizations around the globe in celebrating International Self-Care Day on July 24, which aims to raise public awareness of the importance of self-care to stay healthy and prevent or delay illness. Mental well-being is recognized as a pillar of self-care. Prioritizing self-care can increase resiliency, which can be helpful when […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes International Self-Care Day 2020
At CMHA Middlesex, our vision is an inclusive community with mental health and well-being for all. We strive to live by our values, which include being welcoming and compassionate, demonstrating respect and inclusivity, and exemplifying integrity and accountability. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of those who require our support and working with individuals […]Continue readingPosition Statement: Black Lives Matter
(London, May 14, 2020) – As more details emerge about the psychological impact of COVID-19, CMHA Middlesex is encouraging anyone who is struggling with mental health and addictions issues at this time to reach out and seek help. The call comes as new provincial data this week showed that far fewer people with a mental […]Continue readingNew data says fewer Ontarians are seeking mental health supports during COVID-19, but services are helping those who use them
(Toronto, May 11, 2020) – Seven out of 10 Ontarians (69 per cent) believe the province is headed for a “serious mental health crisis” as it emerges from this pandemic and nearly eight out of 10 (77 per cent) say more mental health supports will be necessary to help society, according to new poll results […]Continue readingNew data shows majority of Ontarians believe mental health crisis will follow COVID-19 impact
Friendly Callers – Senior Support Program volunteers provide supportive listening and links to local resources for older adults across London, Middlesex and Elgin that are at risk of loneliness and/or isolation. Services provided during the calls include supportive listening, advocacy, safety-check-in, and connection to additional resources as needed. The line is intended to provide safety, connect […]Continue readingFriendly Callers – Senior Support Program Volunteer Role
There are a variety of ways CMHA Middlesex volunteers impact the lives – and the quality of life – of the individuals served by our agency. At all of our sites, volunteers are at the heart of our services. Today we have more than 200 volunteers supporting our work. Their value is incalculable! At CMHA Middlesex, we […]Continue readingCMHA Middlesex Volunteer Roles