The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Thames Valley Addiction and Mental Health Services is now online! The integrated mental health and addiction agency has launched a new website homepage and social media accounts as it works to create low-barrier and streamlined access to services and supports across the region. The agency can be now be […]Continue readingCMHA Thames Valley is now online!
By Canadian Mental Health Association’s Centre for Suicide Prevention September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, a day to remember those we’ve lost to suicide and raise awareness about how suicide can be prevented. People who are considering suicide describe feeling hopeless, burdensome, overwhelmed, stuck, and unable to see a way out of their deep, […]Continue readingHow to help someone thinking about suicide
CMHA Elgin-Middlesex shows solidarity with Indigenous peoples in our community, in Ontario and across Canada In honour of the children who died at residential schools and in recognition of the survivors and their families, we will be changing the colour of our logo to orange until Orange Shirt Day on September 30. Beyond the symbolic, […]Continue readingA Logo for Reconciliation
Over the years, we’ve seen a steady increase in mental health awareness. More and more, we’re hearing and talking about wellness, mindfulness, therapy, stress management and self-care. While it’s exciting to see increased interest in mental health, the popularization of wellness can sometimes lead to misinformation and the desire to profit from it—sometimes even called […]Continue readingBeneath the surface: Self-care myths and facts
LONDON | MIDDLESEX | ELGIN | OXFORD, ONT., July 16, 2021: Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Thames Valley Addiction and Mental Health Services, formerly Addiction Services of Thames Valley (ADSTV), CMHA Elgin-Middlesex, and CMHA Oxford County, is pleased to provide a community update. Following an update in April 2021, leadership is pleased to announce that […]Continue readingNew addiction and mental health agency across Thames Valley region provides integration update
CMHA Elgin-Middlesex is excited to celebrate Mental Health Week 2021, which runs May 3-9. This year marks the 70th annual Mental Health Week for CMHA – an exciting milestone for the organization. To celebrate and raise awareness about mental well-being, there is a week of virtual activities and events planned to connect with the community […]Continue readingGet Ready to #GetReal! CMHA Mental Health Week 2021
Igniting hope and fostering change by providing a continuum of mental health and addiction education, supports and services will be the mission of the soon-to-be Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services. After many months of working together at the governance, leadership and staff levels, Addiction Services of Thames Valley, […]Continue readingAddiction Services of Thames Valley, CMHA Elgin Middlesex and CMHA Oxford Announce Integration
(Toronto, March 15, 2021) – As we mark the one-year anniversary of the province’s COVID-19 emergency declaration, a new survey is highlighting alarming trends that indicate the pandemic’s strain on the mental health of Ontarians has reached all-time highs. The latest polling data commissioned by Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division shows that only […]Continue readingThird poll in CMHA Ontario series indicates mental health impact of COVID-19 at all-time high
(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!