Asking for donations can be intimidating. But with a few tips, you’ll be a fundraising superstar in no time! Start simple. An easy way to get started is by e-mailing your close friends and family. Then try reaching out to your wider social circle for support. Don’t be afraid to reach out - remember that every time you start a conversation about Ride Don’t Hide, you are helping break down the stigma around mental illness. Get personal. Share why you’re riding! Do you have a particular connection to mental health or to CMHA? Let people know! People donate more when [...]
On June 13, CMHA Niagara joins organizations across Canada in recognizing Men's Mental Health Awareness Day. This annual event aims to normalize conversations about mental health issues and reduce the stigma that often prevents men from seeking help. CMHA recognizes that stigma may make it difficult for men to identify their own mental health and addiction issues, but there are programs and services available like our Walk-In Counselling program to assist individuals in need. Signs and symptoms of mental health conditions may present themselves differently in men. Men are more likely to describe their mental health concerns as physical symptoms [...]
A special report prepared for CMHA Niagara by Ernest Jodoin and shared on the Niagara Knowledge Exchange website maps the existing services within the Region, and provides development and implementation recommendations. See the full report here.
CMHA Ontario has released their Network magazine for Spring 2015. Click here to read.