Jay MacDonald’s official title at CMHA Middlesex is Manager of Supportive and Transitional Housing. His background is in child and youth work. Jay’s passion, however, lies in helping transform our agency to one that is truly responsive to the needs of emerging adults in need of mental health services. As part of his portfolio, Jay […]Continue readingBehind the Scenes with Jay MacDonald
Please add your voice to our social media campaign for mental health week. Simply download and print the 2017 Mental Health Week Sign, complete it with your own self-care practices and share the image on your social media channels with the hashtags #getloud and #showyoucare Thanks everyone!Continue readingParticipate in our Mental Health Week Social Media Campaign!
We’re just back from the sold out Breakfast of Champions event held at the London Convention Centre in partnership with St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation. Sue Klebold was the powerful keynote speaker and she was followed by a panel of speakers discussing youth mental health. It was an impactful and hopeful event of which we were […]Continue reading2017 Champion of Mental Health Award Recipients!
CMHA Mental Health Week started in 1951 to raise awareness for mental health week in Canada. It is held during the first week of May. Our provincial offices and branches hold Mental Health Week events and activities in hundreds of community locations across the country. It is our opportunity to offer millions of Canadians practical ways […]Continue readingIntroduction to Mental Health Week
Ride and raise funds for mental health in your community! Join us for the 3rd annual Ride Don’t Hide in London, Ontario on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 1pm to 5pm at Thames Park, located at 15 Ridout Street in Wortley Village. Check out the location on this map. You can ride your bike, walk, run […]Continue readingRegister for Ride Don’t Hide 2017
Congratulations to all nominees in both the organization category and the individual category. Organization Category Nokee Kwe – Positive Voice Program, and Warrior Womyn Art Exhibition Since 1978, Nokee Kwe has provided services with a focus on self-esteem, literacy, and obtaining fulfilling positions of employment to both Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal populations within our community. The Positive […]Continue readingOur 2017 Champion of Mental Health Nominees!
Canadian Mental Health Association Middlesex, sponsored by the South West Local Health Integration Network, is pleased to offer the staff, faculty and students of Western University and Fanshawe College fully subsidized participation in both Mental Health First Aid and SafeTALK. In fact, we’ve got 350 spaces reserved over the course of 30 days. safeTALK is […]Continue reading30 Days of Prevention
At CMHA Middlesex, we value the one-on-one contributions of our volunteers to enhance the quality of life of the individuals we serve. As a volunteer member of our Leisure & Life Skills Team, you will directly assist the individuals we serve as they participate in our Cooking, Activity & Games, Gardening and Sewing/Knitting/Crochet Programs: Cooking […]Continue readingStrathroy Leisure and Life Program Volunteers
At CMHA Middlesex, our clients value the one-on-one contributions of our volunteers to help enhance their quality of life. As a volunteer member of our team, you will assist our clients with a variety of tasks, which may include: Driving to appointments, to the grocery store, or to events Providing assistance while shopping Visiting to provide […]Continue readingOne-on-one Support
Tickets are now available for the 2017 Breakfast of Champions which is presented by St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association Middlesex. The event raises funds to support mental health programs through St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation. It also shines a spotlight on individuals and organizations making great strides to […]Continue readingBreakfast of Champions