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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…

New data shows majority of Ontarians believe mental health crisis will follow COVID-19 impact

Seven out of 10 Ontarians (69 per cent) believe the province is headed for a “serious mental health crisis” as it emerges from this pandemic and nearly eight out of 10 (77 per cent) say more mental health supports will be necessary to help society, according to new poll results…

Faces of CMHA Durham: Amelia

From losing her mother when she was 15 years old and terrible experiences in the foster care system, Amelia has overcome serious adversity.  Now she lives independently in CMHA Durham housing and is on her way to finishing her social service worker program at college.

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With the current pandemic there is a worldwide shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). We take the safety of our staff and clients very seriously and in preparation for a potential shortage, we are asking for your help.