Whether you refer to it as the back to work blues, the January blues or the winter blues, people often share feeling a little down after the holidays. And while Blue Monday is a myth, research confirms that Canadians are prone to a downward shift in mood in the winter months. A research study in […]Continue readingCMHA Middlesex offers tips to help with the winter blues
As students prepare for exams, CMHA Ontario is reminding them to keep mental health in mind with some quick stress-management tips. Those struggling with low mood or anxiety can turn to CMHA Ontario’s free skill-building program BounceBack®: Reclaim your health to learn how to deal with stress, being overwhelmed, and more. Through BounceBack, adults and […]Continue readingExams stressing you out? We’ve got you covered
From November 25 – Dec 1, CMHA Middlesex will join with the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery organizations across the country to mark National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). This years’ theme for National Addictions Awareness Week is Stigma Ends with Me, highlighting how individuals can take steps to […]Continue readingCMHA Middlesex recognizes National Addictions Awareness Week
CMHA Middlesex joins individuals and organizations worldwide to commemorate the Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. These acts of violence are due to stigma and discrimination against their identity and community. Individuals who identify […]Continue readingCMHA commemorates Transgender Day of Remembrance
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?
On behalf of the 24/7 Support Line service, we express a very sincere congratulations to Eugene Choi, our first recipient of the new “24/7 Support Line Volunteerism Scholarship!” Eugene has been volunteering with the service since January 2019, and is a current full-time student at Western University. As a medical sciences major, Eugene was drawn […]Continue reading24/7 Support Line Volunteerism Scholarship Recipient!
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
On Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, CMHA Middlesex will join international mental health organizations to celebrate World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health Day is supported by the World Health Organization as an important way to raise awareness and advocate for better care for those with mental health issues worldwide. The theme this year is working […]Continue readingCMHA Middlesex recognizes world mental health day
On a beautiful Saturday evening in September, London and surrounding-area community members came together in support of My Sisters’ Place (MSP) at the second annual Night of Country in the Country. Close to 200 attendees, decked out in plaid shirts, country boots and hats arrived at the Purple Hill Opry in Thorndale, Ontario. George Fox, […]Continue readingCommunity dusts off their country boots in support of My Sisters’ Place