Amie Krasnozon is an elite cyclist and committee member of CMHA’s Peel Dufferin’s 2018 Ride Don’t Hide. Here’s what she has to say about Ride Don’t Hide: The hardest thing to do is start. I have gone from depression to self-acceptance with cycling being a key unexpected component in my recovery. To be fair, recovery […]Continue readingWhy I Ride: Amie’s Story
On June 24, 2018, communities across Canada will cycle together for mental health. Ride Don’t Hide brings Canadians from all walks of life together to break the stigma and raise funds for mental health programs and services. Come out and join CMHA Peel Dufferin in Caledon to support local youth mental health and awareness programs by […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide 2018
This year, people in Peel Dufferin have an opportunity to push for lasting change on Bell Let’s Talk Day. Sign the petition at www.erasethedifference.ca and send a strong message to provincial election candidates that mental health and addictions care in Ontario should be funded the same as physical health care. The petition is led by […]Continue readingBell Let’s Talk Day a reminder about Ontario’s lack of mental health and addictions services
DAVIDSON SCHOLARSHIP – Selection Criteria Applicants Applicants must be utilizing CMHA Peel Dufferin Vocational Support Services or actively working on vocational goals with a support worker from any CMHA Peel Dufferin program. Education Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enrol in a recognized educational institute or online course. Priority to course(s) leading to a […]Continue readingApply now for the Davidson Scholarship!
How to maintain good mental health during the winter season The third Monday of January has been labeled Blue Monday – the excitement of the holiday season has faded, it is extremely cold outside, the stress of trying to implement your New Year’s resolutions has set in, and your holiday credit card statements have finally […]Continue readingBlue Monday – Beat the Winter Blues
As we head into the holiday season and a new year, I want to thank you for your continued support and dedication to our clients and our community. Your support has helped over 340 clients explore ways to improve their overall health and well-being through our Client Wellness Initiative; and also helped our Youth Net […]Continue readingA message from CEO David Smith
For those coping with mental health issues, the holidays can represent a daunting, overwhelming challenge every year. That’s why CMHA Peel Dufferin offers support and information to people affected by mental health issues – so no one needs to feel alone in their struggle. We often talk about stress, but we’re not always clear about […]Continue readingCoping with Holiday Stress
“I was lifeless and now I am full of life, literally! It’s important to say that your agency changed my life when I was struggling to find myself. After getting diagnosed with a mental illness, I dropped out of school and couldn’t go back at all. Luckily, I found you guys. I am now […]Continue readingClient Wellness Program
On Sunday, June 24, hundreds of cyclists and walkers will take to the Caledon Hills for Ride Don’t Hide, a community fundraising bike ride and walk for the Canadian Mental Health Association Peel Dufferin. Now in it’s 5th year in Caledon, over 300 cyclists, walkers and their families are expected to once again tackle 4 picturesque cycling […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide 2018 Registration Open!
CMHA Peel Dufferin invites you to support mental health by making a donation this GivingTuesday on Nov. 28. In the same way that Black Friday opens the shopping season, GivingTuesday opens the giving season, uniting charities, companies and individuals in the spirit of giving. Canadians participating in the international GivingTuesday movement are encouraged to join […]Continue readingSupport mental health for GivingTuesday