A new poll shows an overwhelming majority of Ontarians (84 per cent) remain concerned about the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19, primarily driven by worry of other people not following the proper distancing rules as businesses and schools reopen. The survey conducted by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division indicates respondents […]Continue readingMost Ontarians fear second wave of COVID-19, worries linked to actions of others: CMHA poll
As students and parents prepare for back-to school-season amid a global pandemic, CMHA Middlesex is reminding everyone to keep mental health in mind during these unprecedented times. Students and parents are facing new challenges this school year due to COVID-19. Whether students take classes online or in class, the pressures remain the same. CMHA suggests […]Continue readingBack to school during COVID-19: Mental health tips for youth and parents
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
This Monday, August 17th, we will be entering Phase 2 – What does that mean? We are very pleased to share that this Monday August 17th, we will enter into Phase 2 of our re-opening plan at My Sisters’ Place. This means that our takeout window will continue to function and we will still be providing […]Continue readingMy Sisters’ Place Update: Phase 2 Re-opening is this Monday!
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!
(July 24, 2020) As an organization, CMHA Middlesex has taken much care and consideration in adjusting our service delivery model to operate some programming through phone or virtual means. Through this entire process, the integrity of our services, as well as the safety of our staff, participants and the community have been our top priority. Over […]Continue readingCOVID-19 Service Update: We’ve changed the way we deliver service, but we’re here for you!
On behalf of the 24/7 Support Line service, we express a very sincere congratulations to Nicole Singer, our recipient of the summer “24/7 Support Line Volunteerism Scholarship!” Nicole has been volunteering with the service since September 2017. She has just completed her undergrad degree in Social Sciences at Western University, and will be entering Durham […]Continue reading24/7 Support Line Volunteerism Scholarship – Summer Recipient
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
On June 16, CMHA Middlesex joins organizations across Canada in recognizing Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day. This annual event aims to normalize conversations about mental health issues and reduce the stigma that often prevents men from seeking help. CMHA recognizes that stigma may make it difficult for men to identify their own mental health and […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2020
May 19, 2020 – UPDATE As of today, May 19, many businesses and organizations have been provided the green light from the Government of Ontario to move forward with in-person services, as they are able, as part of the first phase of reopening Ontario. CMHA Middlesex is included in this list of organizations that are […]Continue readingCOVID-19 Updates