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Care for caregivers who support people living with mental health concerns
Mar 23rd, 2024

What is a mental health caregiver? Mental health caregivers are people who tend to the needs of a person with short-or long-term limitations due to mental health challenges (John Hopkins…

Statement in support of a legislative extension for Medical Assistance in Dying for persons suffering solely from a mental disorder
Jan 30th, 2024

The Canadian Mental Health Association welcomes the federal government’s decision to postpone the planned expansion in March 2024 of Medical Assistance in Dying for persons whose sole underlying medical condition…

Nov 29th, 2023

STATEMENT: CMHA-Alberta Division has been informed by the CMHA-Alberta Southeast Region (CMHA-ASER) Board that they have made the difficult decision to cease operations effective immediately due to financial pressures. Providing…

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…

CMHA National World Suicide Prevention Day | September 10, 2023
Sep 7th, 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) was initiated in 2003 by the International Association for Suicide Prevention in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO).  In Canada, approximately 4,500 lives are…

New CEO and potential combination of CSP and CMHA, Alberta Division
Jul 20th, 2023

New CEO appointed and potential combination of Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division  We are pleased to announce that Mara Grunau has been…

Mental Health Week 2023
Apr 28th, 2023

Within our stories is the mental health care we all need. Each May, people across Canada rally around CMHA’s Mental Health Week. Inaugurated by CMHA in 1951, May 1-7, 2023 marks the…

Investments lacking. More needs to be done for Canadians’ mental health.
Feb 9th, 2023

CMHA reaction to announcement emerging from February 7, 2023, First Ministers Health Summit The Canadian Mental Health Association welcomes the Government of Canada’s commitment to improve access to quality, timely,…

ACT for Mental Health
Jan 12th, 2023

We all have the right to mental health care that is publicly funded and free. Yet millions of Canadians are struggling and only some will get the care they need….

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…

Are you living with Bipolar I Disorder? You are invited to share you story.
Sep 1st, 2022

Mental Illness Awareness Week is approaching on October 2nd though 8th. A pharmaceutical partner is planning a campaign to raise awareness on bipolar disorder. As such, they are seeking spokespeople with…

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….

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