18 April, 2019

Mental Health Week

2019-04-18T14:12:00-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|

The Canadian Mental Health Association's annual Mental Health Week is May 6 - 12, 2019. It's a time where communities, schools, workplaces and the House of Commons rally around CMHA Mental Health Week. 2019 marks the 68th annual CMHA Mental Health Week. Mental health is a state of well-being, and we all have it. We might have a mental illness, and we might not. Either way, we can all feel well. One in five Canadians lives with mental health problems, mental illnesses or addiction. But the reality is, five in five of us have mental health, just like we all [...]

15 June, 2017

Fundraising: You can do it!

2017-06-22T11:02:43-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

13 June, 2017

CMHA recognizes Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day

2017-06-13T15:05:51-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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