On March 8, CMHA Middlesex will join individuals and organizations around the world in celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020, an annual event held to mark the social, economic and political achievements of women. The theme of IWD 2020 is #EachforEqual, which highlights the need to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness against bias and take […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates International Women’s Day 2020
From March 2-8, CMHA Middlesex will recognize the valuable contributions and expertise of Ontario social workers. Social Work Week annually celebrates the profession and the valuable work of approximately 20,000 registered Ontario social workers. This week, we will celebrate alongside the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) and our branch staff. This year’s theme is […]Continue readingCMHA Middlesex celebrates Social Work Week 2020
CMHA Middlesex joins Canadians across the country to honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present, for Black History Month in February. The 2020 theme for Black History Month is: “Canadians of African Descent: Going forward, guided by the past.” Inspired by the United Nations’ International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024), this […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates Black History Month
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!