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CMHA Durham’s Recovery College Wellness Centre announces the premiere of the Over|Thinking Podcast

CMHA Durham’s Recovery College Wellness Centre is proud to announce the premier of the Over|Thinking podcast.  The show is a monthly look at mental health from the perspective of individuals with lived experience.

Try simple, helpful methods to manage mental health during this stay-at-home period

With news of today’s stay-at-home order, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Durham reminds people that they can take some simple and basic steps to help them manage their mental health during these challenging times.

Congratulations to CMHA Durham CEO Linda Gallacher on 40 years of community service

Today is Linda Gallacher’s final day as CEO of CMHA Durham. We’d like to share her message with you, and ask you to join us in congratulating her on 40 years of community service.

Third poll in CMHA Ontario series indicates mental health impact of COVID-19 at all-time high

(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.

Research shows Ontario Hockey League players, staff value CMHA Ontario’s mental health program for athletes

(Toronto, March 8, 2021) – New research is highlighting the positive impact of Talk Today, a mental health awareness and education program that supports the mental health of hockey players and reduces the risk of suicide across the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).

Celebrating the History of CMHA Durham

CMHA Durham has evolved from a little white house to a leader in community Mental Health.  We’re happy to share this visual history of CMHA Durham.  Take a look at how we’ve progressed and grown over more than 60 years serving our community. The History of CMHA Durham

CMHA Durham Welcomes Sheryl Wedderburn as Interim CEO as of April 6, 2021

CMHA Durham’s Board of Directors is proud to announce Sheryl Wedderburn RN, BSCN, MHS, CHE.  Recognized for her collaborative leadership style for developing high functioning teams and proven history of leveraging service innovation, Sheryl has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence in health services management. Her unwavering focus on improving…

From Linda Gallacher

Hi Everyone, 2021 marks my 40th year as CEO of CMHA Durham and I am very proud of the journey we have taken together in creating an Integrated Mental Health and Primary Care Hub. Our success has not been achieved by one person but all those who came before me…

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.