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CMHA Durham program earns Transformative Change Award for leadership in palliative care to homeless individuals

   A Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Durham Branch program has been recognized by a group of Ontario’s leading community-based health care organizations for its leadership in providing palliative care for homeless individuals with a terminal illness. 

Now is the time for universal basic income!

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) supports access to a universal basic income that aligns with four core principles: human rights, equitable access, poverty reduction and adequacy.

Most Ontarians fear second wave of COVID-19, worries linked to actions of others: CMHA poll

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.

La rentrée scolaire pendant la COVID-19 : astuces pour la santé mentale des jeunes et des parents

Tandis que les élèves et les parents se préparent à la rentrée scolaire, l’ACSM Durham rappelle aux gens de garder la santé mentale en tête durant ces temps sans précédent. Les élèves et les parents sont confrontés à de nouveaux défis cette année scolaire en raison de la COVID-19.

Back to school during COVID-19: Mental health tips for youth and parents

As students and parents prepare for back-to school-season amid a global pandemic, CMHA Durham 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…

Canadian Mental Health Association Durham increases support to Durham Region

As Ontario reopens CMHA Durham is expanding its services to help meet the mental health and primary care needs of our community.  After a thorough review of the information provided by the Ministry of Health, and in consultation with our clients and staff we will move to the second stage…

CMHA recognizes PTSD Awareness Day 2020

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

L’ACSM souligne la Journée de sensibilisation à l’état de stress post-traumatique 2020

L’ACSM Durham se joint à la population et aux organisations du monde entier pour souligner la Journée de sensibilisation à l’état de stress post-traumatique (ÉSPT).

CMHA Ontario responds to the death of yet another individual experiencing a crisis

(Toronto, June 24, 2020) – The following is a statement from Camille Quenneville, CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario in reaction to the death of Ejaz Choudry: “It’s sad, heartbreaking and incredibly upsetting that once again an individual experiencing distress has died after a police response to a…

Warning signs: more Canadians thinking about suicide during pandemic

New national survey from the Canadian Mental Health Association and UBC exposes troubling pandemic mental health vulnerabilities across various groups Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC (June 25, 2020) – The pandemic has caused intense stress and disruption for all people in Canada, and is causing pronounced mental health concerns, including…