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CMHA Durham calls for significant funding increase to community mental health and addictions this Bell Let’s Talk Day

(Oshawa, Jan. 25, 2023) – Canadian Mental Health Associations (CMHAs) across Ontario are calling on the province for a substantial, immediate and ongoing base funding increase for the community mental health and addictions sector on this Bell Let’s Talk Day.

Blue Monday – Beat the Winter Blues

The third Monday of January has been labelled Blue Monday – the excitement of the holiday season has faded, it is extremely cold outside, the stress of trying to implement your New Year’s resolutions has set in, and your holiday credit card statements have finally made an appearance – a…

CMHA Durham recognizes National Addictions Awareness Week

November 20-26 marks National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW), an annual awareness campaign coordinated by the Canadian Centre for Substance Use and Addiction in cooperation with all its partner organizations, including CMHA Durham.

Transgender Day of Remembrance

CMHA Durham joins individuals and organizations worldwide to commemorate the Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of 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…

Mental Illness Awareness Week highlights the need for timely access to mental health care

The first full week of October invites Canadians to share the realities of living with mental health issues through Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW).

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2022

CMHA Durham joins Canadians across the country in observing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30.

International Self-Care Day

International Self Care Day

CMHA Durham joins individuals and organizations around the globe in celebrating International Self-Care Day on July 24, which aims to raise public awareness of the importance of self-care to stay healthy and prevent or delay illness.

CMHA recognizes PTSD Awareness Day

CMHA Durham recognizes PTSD awareness day

CMHA Durham joins individuals and organizations around the world in recognizing PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder) Awareness Day.

CMHA recognizes Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day

On June 14, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Durham 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. A 2021 survey conducted by Movember and Ipsos…

Canadian Mental Health Association Durham Client Safety Expo 2022

CMHA Durham Client Safety Expo Poster

Get the latest safety information on topics ranging from Transgender care and safety to suicide prevention at the Canadian Mental Health Association Durham client safety expo on May 31st. The client safety expo is a great opportunity to learn about local service organizations, including The Denise House, Oshawa Fire Services,…