Wildfires are not uncommon in our country. But this one is. As you know, the scale of the disaster in Fort McMurray is unprecedented. CMHA has created the CMHA Fort McMurray Mental Health Fund (www.cmha.ca/fortmcmurrayfund), in response to the fires that have devastated that community. Canadians have already generously supported disaster relief for the people […]Continue readingUrgent appeal to Canadians: A CMHA Mental Health Fund for Fort McMurray
This week (May 2-8) is Mental Health Week. There’s no missing it this year, because Canadians are GETTING LOUD for Mental Health. We are raising our voices to build awareness and support – for someone at work; for someone at home; for ourselves. And we are going to be heard from coast to coast to […]Continue readingCelebrate Mental Health Week with us!
Get Loud for CMHA’s 65th Annual Mental Health Week CMHA’s 65th Annual Mental Health Week is fast approaching (May 2-8). And again this year, CMHA is asking Canadians to GET LOUD for mental health! Getting loud means speaking up to stop the discrimination and the stigma that usually go hand in hand with mental illness. […]Continue readingMental Health Week 2016
Help CMHA support Bell Let’s Talk Day! Canadians from coast to coast will join the conversation again this year to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness. Bell’s annual Bell Let’s Talk Day campaign encourages people to start the conversation about mental health with friends, family and co-workers, recognizing that simply talking […]Continue readingHelp CMHA Alberta support Bell Let’s Talk Day!
This week Albertans learned about the devastating rise in suicide deaths in our province. It is staggering. Alberta has a high rate to start with (higher than Ontario, for example). More Albertans die by suicide each year than in fatal car collisions. And that was before this year’s increase. This new trajectory is beyond alarming. […]Continue readingSuicide Prevention: It is Everyone’s Responsibility
In this issue: A letter from David Grauwiler, Executive Director of CMHA, Alberta Division 8 tips for mental wellness during the holidays 4 ways to support mental health this holiday seasonContinue readingMy Mental Health Newsletter
Pictured above, from left: Medicine Hat Co-ED, Celina Symmonds; CMHA Alberta ED David Grauwiler; CMHA Alberta Board Chair, Thomas Djurfors; Medicine Hat Food Bank Co-ED, Tammy Vanderloh and Alberta Minister of Health and Seniors, the Hon. Sarah Hoffman. Pictured above, from left: CMHA Alberta ED, David Grauwiler; Edmonton Oilers Goalie Ben Scrivens’ parents, Dawna Scrivens […]Continue reading2014-2015 Annual General Meeting Photos
October issue of My Mental Health In this issue: Meet Jillian, who has served Albertans by being there to pick up the phone Oilers Goaltender, Ben Scrivens receives President’s Award Continue readingMy Mental Health Newsletter
Thank you to everyone who chose to spend this past Friday with us. You filled our AGM with laughter and hope. We heard personal stories, celebrated and left with a renewed sense of purpose! Continue readingCMHA Alberta Division Annual General Meeting Photos 2014-2015
Learn how the Canadian Mental Health Association has impacted the lives of Albertans experiencing mental health concerns. Continue readingCMHA Alberta Annual Report 2014-2015