Youth Suicide Grief Support Services Launching in October Edmonton, AB – In Edmonton, 11 people attempt or die by suicide per day. Grieving a loss to suicide can seem overwhelming, but the support and understanding of others can be a powerful source of strength. On World Suicide Prevention Day, the Canadian Mental Health Association – […]Continue readingMEDIA RELEASE: Youth Suicide Grief Support Services Launching in October
ATB announces the return of the ATB Classic to Edmonton Tournament adds Volvo Edmonton as presenting sponsor EDMONTON, AB.—The ATB Classic will be returning to the Edmonton Petroleum Golf & Country Club, June 13-19 as part of an Alberta rotation that will see the event alternate between Edmonton and Calgary. It will also return with […]Continue readingMEDIA RELEASE: ATB announces the return of the ATB Classic to Edmonton
CMHA Edmonton and Prosper Place has joined forces as one organization, to continue under the Canadian Mental Health Association – Edmonton Region banner. Prosper Place is a safe, inclusive community of vibrant peer culture and peer excellence where people living with the effects of mental illness feel valued and encouraged to explore their self-directed paths […]Continue readingProsper Place is Joining the CMHA Edmonton Family!
New research shows chronic stress taking toll on individuals and organizations Edmonton (ALBERTA) – More than residents of any other province, Albertans say they are feeling stressed, angry, lonely, or depressed. 2 in 5 Albertans say financial concerns have been a source of stress in the past two weeks, and roughly 1 in 2 (45%) […]Continue readingNEWS RELEASE: Half of Albertans Report Deteriorating Mental Health
Year-end is coming up fast. We understand many donors choose to make their gifts around this time of year. We would be honoured to have your support. We also want to make sure your gift is made in time to qualify for a 2021 charitable tax receipt. The information below is a guide for making sure […]Continue readingImportant Information for Year-End Giving
CMHA Edmonton and Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op support senior’s mental health with an $18,000 grant from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund EDMONTON, AB: The Canadian Mental Health Association – Edmonton Region (CMHA Edmonton) is pleased to be a recipient of a Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant. The $18,000 grant will support an ongoing […]Continue readingNEWS RELEASE: Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund
Today, on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we take time to reflect and act upon our responsibilities to dismantle the systemic racism and colonialism that continues to impact Indigenous peoples in Canada. We recognize that systemic racism and colonialism continue to permeate our system of mental health care in this country. We […]Continue readingCMHA Recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
CMHA Edmonton maps out future of mental health care with new strategic plan EDMONTON, AB: Seven months after hiring its new Executive Director, the Canadian Mental Health Association – Edmonton Region (CMHA Edmonton) has unveiled a bold Strategic Plan for the next three years. It is a call to action to create a new system […]Continue readingStronger Communities. Smarter Systems. Simpler Journeys.
ARTICLE Over the years, we’ve seen a steady increase in mental health awareness. More and more, we’re hearing and talking about wellness, mindfulness, therapy, stress management and self-care. While it’s exciting to see increased interest in mental health, the popularization of wellness can sometimes lead to misinformation and the desire to profit from it—sometimes even […]Continue readingBeneath the surface: Self-care myths and facts
In honour of the children who died at residential schools and in recognition of the survivors and their families, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will be changing the colour of its logo to orange until Orange Shirt Day on September 30. Beyond the symbolic, the orange logo also signifies our commitment to reconciliation with […]Continue readingA logo for reconciliation: CMHA shows solidarity with Indigenous peoples in Canada