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May 6, 2013 The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) kicks off its 62nd annual Mental Health Week – May 6-12, 2013

Local events and activities planned in hundreds of CMHA community locations across Canada

Toronto, May 6, 2013 – With all the stress and challenges of life today, it’s important to pause and reflect on our mental health and well-being. That’s what Canadians are being encouraged to do as the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) launches its 62nd annual Mental Health Week (MHW) today. CMHA locations coast to coast started MHW by greeting morning commuters with mental health tips and facts, handing out mental health information at local malls and coffee shops, hosting free yoga classes and holding mental health walks in various communities.

April 22, 2013 Canadian Mental Health Association marks Earth Day with support from Bell Let’s Talk

CMHA to receive proceeds from national Bell mobile phone recycling program

Ottawa, April 22, 2013 – The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is pleased to announce a new way for Canadians to promote mental health while helping the environment – by recycling mobile phones, batteries and accessories through the Bell Blue Box program.

January 16, 2013 The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) applauds the new, higher standard for workplace mental health promotion and protection

CMHA to play an important role in helping workplaces implement new Standard
Toronto, January 16, 2013 – Today, Canada takes an important step for mental health as the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and the Bureau de Normalisation du Quebec (BNQ) release the country’s first-ever national workplace Standard, The National Standard of Canada – Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace – Prevention, promotion and guidance to staged implementation. CMHA applauds the release of the Standard, which defines and sets a higher standard for workplace mental health.

October 18, 2012 CMHA Saskatchewan to host the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) 2012 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

All Aboard: Our Collective Journey to a Stronger CMHA

Regina – On Thursday, October 18 and Friday, October 19, 2012 delegates from across Canada will attend CMHA’s National Conference in Regina, Saskatchewan, to discuss and provide input on CMHA’s new strategic plan. The new plan, Strengthening Our Collective Impact: A Strategic Plan for CMHA, marks the beginning of a new era for the organization.

October 4, 2012 The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) releases today its new strategic plan, Strengthening Our Collective Impact: A Strategic Plan for CMHA, during Mental Illness Awareness Week

This exciting release marks the beginning of a new era for CMHA

Toronto, October 4, 2012 – After 10 months of extensive consultation with hundreds of CMHA locations across the country and with key mental health partners, CMHA is sharing its vision for the future and telling its compelling story of upcoming transformation.

CMHA’s new strategic plan is a road map for advancing its vision: mentally healthy people in a healthy society. It sets out CMHA’s goals for the next five years and outlines concrete strategies for achieving them.