Do you or a family member have concerns about drug use? Worried about the prescription painkillers in your cupboard? Have questions about opioids but worry about judgement or don’t know who to ask? Opioids have been linked to 1 in 6 deaths among young adults in Ontario. At the same time, more than half (64.2%) […]Continue readingSouth Asian Community Forum: Opioid Crisis and Overdose Prevention
From March 4-10, CMHA Peel Dufferin will recognize the transformational work done every day by Ontario social workers. Social Work Week annually celebrates the profession and the valuable work of approximately 17,000 registered Ontario social workers. This week, we will celebrate alongside the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) and our very own branch staff. […]Continue readingCMHA Peel Dufferin celebrates Social Work Week
On March 1st, Zero Discrimination Day, and you can do your part to break down the barriers that discrimination creates by reflecting on how it affects people in everyday situations. CMHA Peel Dufferin is also encouraging Ontarians to recognize where everyday discrimination takes place and to take action to stop it. Discrimination is often based […]Continue readingCMHA Peel Dufferin recognizes Zero Discrimination Day
New, free guide to help Ontario businesses address mental health in the workplace A new, free resource is now available to help Ontario businesses looking for ways to address mental health in the workplace. Mental Health Works – a national social enterprise led by Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division – has launched Mental Health […]Continue readingMental Health Works’ Mental Health in the Workplace: An Accommodation Guide for Managers and Staff
On February 28, individuals and organizations across the country will come together to celebrate Pink Shirt Day, an annual anti-bullying campaign. Bullying is a major problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and online. Pink Shirt Day aims to raise awareness of these issues, as well as raise funds to support programs that foster children’s healthy […]Continue readingCMHA supports Pink Shirt Day
Feeling Blue? We know this time of year can be difficult a combination of post-Holiday blues, cold dark nights and fewer hours of daily sunshine, and the arrival of snow… Here are some ideas to fight those cold winter blahs. Reach out to a friend, family member or loved one you’ve been meaning to connect with – a […]Continue readingFeeling Blue?
NEWS RELEASE Mississauga, February 6, 2019 The Mississauga Steelheads have partnered with Canadian Mental Health Association, Peel Dufferin Branch for a mental health awareness game on Friday, February 8 at 7:00 pm when the Mississauga Steelheads take on the Ottawa 67’s at Paramount Fine Foods Centre. The game day experience will have several features to […]Continue readingMississauga Steelheads to host mental health awareness game in partnership with CMHA Peel Dufferin Branch
CALLING ALL HOCKEY FANS! Join us on Friday, February 8th to watch our Mississauga Steelheads take on the Ottawa 67s for the CMHA Peel Dufferin Talk Today OHL Game. FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY This is a great evening with fun and entertainment for all ages! Come out with your family, friends and co-workers […]Continue readingCalling all Hockey Fans – 2019 Talk Today OHL Game!
As students prepare for midterms, CMHA Ontario is reminding them to keep mental health in mind with some quick stress-management tips. Those struggling with low mood or anxiety can turn to CMHA Ontario’s free skill-building program BounceBack®: Reclaim your health to learn how to deal with stress, being overwhelmed, and more. Through BounceBack, adults and […]Continue readingMidterms stressing you out? We’ve got you covered
Why I Didn’t Tell My Boss I Have Bipolar Disorder—Until Now by Steele Roddick We’ve made progress on destigmatizing mental illness in recent years. I’ve made strides of my own, and the conversations I’ve had with friends and colleagues have given me not just hollow hope, but concrete confidence that things are headed in […]Continue readingWhy I Didn’t Tell My Boss I Have Bipolar Disorder—Until Now