February is #BlackHistoryMonth. We are proud to celebrate the many important contributions of African, Caribbean, and Black Canadians to the settlement, growth and development of CanadaContinue readingCMHA Celebrates Black History Month
CMHA celebrates Black History Month CMHA Elgin Middlesex 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 […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates Black History Month
(February 16, 2021) As of Friday February 12th, the Premier of Ontario announced a lifting of the lockdown measures and the return of the colour coded framework within the province of Ontario, which will take effect on Tuesday February 16, 2021 at 1:00 AM, as a result of decreasing COVID cases and hospitalizations within the province […]Continue readingCOVID-19 Service Update: We are open and here to support you!
As the cold and snow of winter sinks in, Ontarians may find themselves lacking energy as the days grow shorter. Research in Ontario suggests that 15 per cent of the general population have experienced the winter blues, which can include changes in appetite and lethargy. The winter blues differs from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, […]Continue readingTips to kick the winter blues
As Ontario’s economy gradually re-opens during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new toolkit is now available to support employers and employees in navigating the mental health implications of returning to physical workplaces. Developed by Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division, in partnership with Mental Health Works and BounceBack Ontario, Return to the workplace: A psychological […]Continue readingNew CMHA toolkit supports employees, employers with planning psychologically-safe return to the workplace
At CMHA Middlesex, we understand that this period of time can bring a lot of uncertainty and with it, stress, anxiety and other impacts on your mental wellness. We have compiled information, not only regarding our own services, but also important resources to help you manage your mental wellness during this uncertain time. CMHA is here […]Continue readingMental Health Support during COVID-19
The Champion of Mental Health Awards are presented by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Elgin Middlesex Branch and honour both an individual and an organization in the communities of London, Elgin & Middlesex who have made a significant contribution in the following areas: Reducing stigma experienced by people with mental illness Providing support or […]Continue readingChampion of Mental Health Awards 2021 – Nominate Today
Mental health in the agriculture industry has recently become a topic of growing concern. Farmers face a unique set of challenges, such as weather conditions, crop infestation, animal disease, market volatility, and more. Often these issues are out of farmers’ control, yet directly affect their livelihoods and can negatively impact their well-being. Research shows that […]Continue readingRaising mental health awareness for farmers
BounceBack can provide you with support in your own language. For those struggling with low mood, worry, stress, or mild to moderate depression or anxiety, you can look to the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA’s) free skill-building program BounceBack®: Reclaim your health. Through one-on-one telephone coaching and online videos offered in multiple languages, adults and […]Continue readingFeeling low? Stressed? Anxious?
Housing with supports is key to recovery for many people living with mental health or addictions issues. This is one of the main messages that CMHA Middlesex is sharing with the community to mark World Homeless Day this October 10. Evidence indicates that having a place to call home means a better quality of life […]Continue readingWorld Homeless Day highlights the importance of supportive housing