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Give the Gift of Mental Health this Giving Season
Nov 24th, 2023

This Giving Season, you can support community mental health care by donating to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in Alberta. Please consider helping CMHA build an Alberta where people’s…

To Be a Man
Nov 21st, 2022

November is Men’s Health Awareness Month and CMHA, Alberta Division was lucky to sit down with Next Gen Men’s Youth Program Manager, Jonathon Reed. We discussed Next Gen Men’s work,…

Major Depressive Disorder, Part One | Defining MDD and its impacts
Nov 9th, 2022

This two-part series details the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division’s three-year research project on Major Depressive Disorder (MDD); the impact MDD has on the lives of Canadians, how…

Major Depressive Disorder, Part Two | Treatment and progress 
Nov 9th, 2022

This two-part series details the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division’s three-year research project on Major Depressive Disorder (MDD); the impact MDD has on the lives of Canadians, how…

Through a Different Lens: A Conversation with Julien Quickstad
Nov 9th, 2022

Since 2019, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division has been working on the Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Project – a three-tiered initiative to research the lived experience of…

The Importance of Recovery
Sep 22nd, 2022

Recognizing Recovery in Alberta September is Recovery Month, and the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in Alberta recognizes the importance of coming together with organizations across the world in acknowledging…

A Conversation with Chris Yellowbird
Jun 21st, 2022

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada – a day which presents the opportunity to celebrate the heritage, culture and achievements of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples….

The Importance of Mental Health Resources and Support for the LGBTQ2S+ Community
Jun 9th, 2022

June is Pride Month and a time to recognize the strength and resilience of the LGBTQ2S+ community. It is also an opportunity to advocate for better mental health access, resources,…

Holding the Line: Nurses, mental health and the COVID pandemic
May 10th, 2022

Celebrating International Nurses Week From May 5th-15th, the world celebrates International Nurses Week. Now more than ever, mental health is becoming a topic of discussion in the workplace. In industries…

Living with Bipolar Disorder
Mar 25th, 2022

March 30th, World Bipolar Day “One percent (1%) of Canadians aged 15 years and over reported symptoms that met the criteria for a bipolar disorder in the previous 12 months”…

Feel like you’re running on empty these days? You’re not alone.

Mar 1st, 2022

For two years, COVID-19 has plagued us. And for two years, CMHA and UBC have been asking Albertans how they’re doing. Now, in the latest round of research, Albertans are…

Lived Experience of Psychologists
Feb 22nd, 2022

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division joins health professionals across the country to celebrate February as Psychology Month. Led by the Canadian Psychological Association, Psychology Month is an annual national…

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