Youth Spoken-Word Workshops We are inviting youth from 12-24 years old to sign-up and participate in a spoken-word workshop series. These workshops started in February of 2020. In the Fall, Foundry will also be hosting a music and poetry open-mic event, UNQUIET MINDS II, which will address and support youth mental health awareness and advocacy […]Continue readingYouth Spoken-Word Workshops
March 16, 2020 — We at Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division are working hard to support British Columbians during this unprecedented period of COVID-19 response. We’ve shared an article with some tips on how to manage the isolation and anxiety around this pandemic. This is a hard time, particularly for people living with mental illness who […]Continue readingServices during COVID-19 measures in BC
Anxiety is a normal reaction to uncertainty and things that may harm us. For many of us, the coronavirus and the COVID-19 illness make for a very uncertain future. People worry about their own health and the health of their loved ones, here and abroad. People may also have a lot of concerns around school […]Continue readingPandemic pushing your anxiety buttons?
120 youth and counsellors from 13 Victoria High Schools gathered for CMHA BC Division’s 5th Headstrong Anti-Stigma Summit. CMHA partnered with the Mental Health Commission of Canada to bring youth together for a day of learning. They heard stories from other youth with lived experience, took part in thought provoking activities and then designed action […]Continue readingYouth Gather for Anti-Stigma Summit
We are seeking a full time Administrative Coordinator to provide support to the Confident Parents: Thriving Kids – Anxiety Program Manager and program team. The successful candidate will manage the day-to-day business operations of CMHA BC’s Victoria office, act as the point person on various administrative and human resource matters, as well as coordinate logistics […]Continue readingJob Posting: Administrative Coordinator (Victoria)
The Canadian Mental Health Association – Victoria Office invites you to attend our Ride Don’t Hide 2019 Launch Event Tuesday, May 7th The event will feature local mayors and community leaders riding a multi-person cycling vehicle (called the Rolling Barrel) leaving from Government and Yates at approximately 11:45 am and riding to Government and Pandora […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide 2019 Launch Event – May 7
Are you ready for Mental Health Week, May 6-12? It’s the 68th year of this Canadian tradition, and we’ve got what you need to get loud – and clear. Because we’re not just getting loud, we’re getting loud about what mental health really is. So, what is mental health really? Simply put, it is a […]Continue readingGet ready to #GetLoud!
We are saddened by the loss of mental health champion and former mayor of Oak Bay, Nils Jensen. Known by many as the heart of the community, Nils Jensen began as a councillor in Oak Bay in 1996, going on to serve two terms as mayor from 2011 to 2018. Nils was a dear friend […]Continue readingWe are saddened by the loss of Nils Jensen, former mayor of Oak Bay
Parents and caregivers in B.C. whose children have anxiety impacting their development and day-to-day happiness at home, school and in the community will soon have access to a new, free intervention program. The program includes access to educational videos and weekly telephone coaching sessions and will be available starting April 29, 2019. Serving parents and caregivers of children […]Continue readingMore parents, kids to get help from free mental health service
We are launching a new service arm of our Confident Parents: Thriving Kids program operating out of CMHA’s downtown Victoria office, serving parents and caregivers of children with mild to moderate anxiety conditions. Confident Parents offers help, in the form of telephone and online coaching, to parents and other caregivers. The program is evidence-based and […]Continue readingJob Posting: Psychologist (part-time)