Pandemic Response

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…

New CMHA toolkit supports employees, employers with planning psychologically-safe return to the workplace

As Ontario’s economy gradually re-opens during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new toolkit is now available to support employers and employees in navigating the mental health implications of returning to physical workplaces.

Nouvelle boîte à outils de l’ACSM pour aider les employés et les employeurs à planifier un retour sur le lieu de travail sécuritaire sur le plan psychologique

Alors que l’économie de l’Ontario rouvre progressivement pendant la pandémie de COVID-19, une nouvelle boîte à outils est maintenant offerte pour aider les employeurs et les employés à faire face aux conséquences pour la santé mentale du retour sur le lieu de travail physique.

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…

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…

New data says fewer Ontarians are seeking mental health supports during COVID-19, but services are helping those who use them

(Oshawa, May 14, 2020) – As more details emerge about the psychological impact of COVID-19, CMHA Durham is encouraging anyone who is struggling with mental health and addictions issues at this time to reach out and seek help. The call comes as new provincial data this week showed that far…

Retrouver son entrain offre des conseils pratiques pour soutenir votre santé mentale pendant la COVID-19

Le programme Retrouver son entrain de l’Association canadienne pour la santé mentale, division de l’Ontario, a préparé une fiche de conseils sur la santé mentale pour aider ceux et celles qui souffrent de problèmes de santé mentale accrus en raison de la pandémie de COVID-19.

BounceBack offers quick tips to support your mental health during COVID-19

Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division’s BounceBack program has developed a mental health tip sheet to support those who may be experiencing heightened mental health challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.