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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….

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…

WHL Talk Today Game Nights Campaign Raises Nearly $20,000 for CMHA Branches in Western Canada
May 4th, 2022

The Western Hockey League announced today that, by teaming with RE/MAX and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) branches, over $19,000 has been raised through RE/MAX Presents: WHL Talk Today Game…

Only 14 per cent of Albertans are feeling empathetic
May 4th, 2022

Just as Albertans are experiencing pandemic fatigue after two long years, research suggests that Albertans may also be experiencing “empathy fatigue.” CMHA and UBC release new data on empathy and challenged relationships. The…

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