Support for those caring for someone who is suicidal. Suicide Caregiver Support Services Caring about someone who has attempted suicide or is of risk of suicide can be stressful. It can feel like a lot of pressure on you to always be there for that person. It’s important that you have support during these difficult […]Continue readingSuicide Caregiver Support
CMHA Programs and Services
The Canadian Mental Health Association provides recovery-focused programs and services for people of all ages and their families. Follow the links below for details.
Suicide to Hope: A Recovery & Growth Workshop is a one-day workshop primarily designed for clinicians and other professional caregivers who work with persons recently at risk of and currently safe from suicide. It provides tools to help these caregivers and persons with experience of suicide work together to develop achievable and significant recovery and […]Continue readingSuicide To Hope
Suicidal behaviour in children age 12 or younger is a subject of growing concern for those who work with children. Suicidal thoughts and attempts in children have sometimes been overlooked, denied or ignored. Tattered Teddies is an interactive half-day workshop which examines warning signs in a child and explores intervention strategies through stories and case studies. […]Continue readingTattered Teddies – Child Suicide Prevention
This workshop is intended for Indigenous caregivers working in Indigenous communities. The Walk With Me workshop draws on Indigenous culture and tradition as it seeks to take participants through the cycle of suicide grief. Indigenous communities are frequently struck with a series of suicide deaths in a short period of time, each of these deaths adding […]Continue readingWalk With Me
Women’s Web of Discovery Program is a group for women living with mental illness. It incorporates social and recreational activities with an educational component. The group is relatively small, so as to allow the participants to experience mutual help and support. The participants are involved in the planning and delivery of the program. Activities include […]Continue readingWomen’s Web of Discovery
Are you a young person interested in mental health and mental illness news, events, and information? Join us on Twitter and Facebook. Twitter: @cmhayegyouth Facebook: CMHA Edmonton Youth Sharing Hope: A Community Open Mic for Youth We are sorry to announce that our mental health open mic for young people has been cancelled until further notice. […]Continue readingYouth Focus