It’s your chance to show CMHA some love. CMHA could not carry out its important work without support like yours. After losing her brother to suicide and living with her own mental health challenges, Candice found a renewed sense of purpose and reason to care for her mental health: her daughter. No stranger to the […]Continue readingNovember 29 is Giving Tuesday!
Almost six weeks have passed since we first released our manifesto – the five pillars for better mental health in British Columbia. Today, we have over 1,300 signatures across 64 constituencies! That’s 1,396 people and counting – standing with the Canadian Mental Health Association in calling for a system of care that addresses mental health, addiction […]Continue readingThe b4stage4 momentum is building…
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division (CMHA BC) is calling an Extraordinary Special Meeting to amend CMHA BC’s bylaws. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 4:30 pm, at Suite 905 – 1130 W. Pender Street, Vancouver. The meeting will consider a Special Resolution to […]Continue readingNotice to Members: Extraordinary Special Meeting on November 1
It’s time to change the way we think about mental health and addictions care in BC The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) today unveiled a five point manifesto that lays out a set of concrete and practical actions to improve the lives of people living with mental health and addictions problems in BC. The manifesto […]Continue readingCMHA launches manifesto for better mental health in BC
Beyond the Blues Events Help Educate About Depression, Anxiety, Risky Drinking and Good Mental Health As the leaves fall, people’s moods can too. That’s why October is the ideal time for the 22nd annual Beyond the Blues: Education & Screening Days, which have helped 85,000 people across BC since 1995. “October is a ripe time […]Continue readingFeeling stressed, low, anxious? Need support and info?
This year, to celebrate early intervention for mental illness b4stage4, the Canadian Mental Health Association is encouraging people to check in on their mental health at bouncebacktoday.ca. Bounce Back Today is a CMHA BC campaign, supported by province-wide TV and radio public service announcements (PSAs), aimed at promoting positive mental health among British Columbians. The goal […]Continue readingCelebrating Mental Illness Awareness Week
Non-profits join forces on World Suicide Prevention Day to call for a suicide-safer BC Vancouver, B.C. – Approximately 4,000 Canadians die by suicide every year. For every one of those deaths it is estimated that there are as many as 20 attempts. Chances are, someone in your life may be thinking about suicide right now…perhaps […]Continue readingCMHA BC and Crisis Centres Urge British Columbians to Learn Suicide Prevention Skills
We all have bad days, even bad weeks. Life takes its toll on all of us causing occasional sleepless nights, changes in appetite and mood. But what if they persist and those symptoms are in fact the early signs of something more serious?Continue readingCMHA Invites British Columbians to Check In on their Mental Health with “Bounce Back Today” Campaign
Happy kids mean happy families, and that’s why the B.C. government has provided $1.49 million to the Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division (CMHABC) to support the ‘Confident Parents: Thriving Kids’ program, which helps parents address behavioural problems in kids aged three to 12.Continue readingFunding empowers BC parents tackling child behaviour issues
British Columbians will soon be invited to check in and take action on their mental health thanks to a generous airtime donation by the province’s broadcasters.Continue readingBritish Columbians urged to check in on their mental health