CMHA celebrates National Psychology Month. CMHA Peel Dufferin joins health professionals across the country to celebrate Psychology Month in February. Led by the Canadian Psychological Association, Psychology Month is an annual national campaign to raise awareness about the role psychology plays to help individuals and communities flourish. CMHA recognizes structured psychotherapy an effective intervention for […]Continue readingFebruary is National Psychology Month
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 You don’t know him, but you have changed his life… helped him to realize that he’s not alone and ensured that he found help at the key moment when he might have lost his way. ‘Michael’ is a teen from Mississauga who, with his fellow classmates, attended a CMHA Youth Net workshop […]Continue readingCreating safe spaces for youth
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 In January 2016, soon after we set-up our counseling services in Rexdale, ‘Christine’ walked into our office at the Rexdale Community Health Centre. Christine came into our program requesting for assistance with severe anxiety and panic attacks that had taken over her life. As a result of her recent mental health struggles Christine had […]Continue readingHelping get a life back on track: ‘Christine’s Story’
Ride Don’t Hide raises over $44,000 for local mental health programs in Peel Brampton, Ontario – Over 7,000 riders took part in the Ride Don’t Hide charity bike ride on Sunday, raising a record $1.36 million for Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) mental health programs and services. In Peel Region, over 230 riders raised $44,306 […]Continue readingRecord-breaking Ride Don’t Hide raises $1.36 million for mental health programs across Canada
Media Release: More people are talking about their mental health, but they’re still a small minority Brampton, Ontario – The movement to overcome the stigma surrounding mental illness in Canada is making progress, but it is slow going. According to the recently-released second annual Ipsos Canadian Mental Health Check-Up, more Canadians are talking about their mental […]Continue readingCanada’s Ride Don’t Hide movement helping more people step out of the shadows
For immediate release Innovative Mental Health Crisis program now has mental health professionals working together with the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police Brampton, Ontario – The Canadian Mental Health Association Peel Branch (CMHA Peel) and the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) held a News Conference earlier today to announce […]Continue reading24.7 Crisis Support Peel Expanded into Caledon
Canadians from coast to coast will join the conversation again this year to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness. Bell’s annual Bell Let’s Talk Day campaign encourages people to start the conversation about mental health with friends, family and co-workers, recognizing that simply talking has a significant impact on reducing stigma. In […]Continue readingHelp CMHA support Bell Let’s Talk Day!
The latest edition of Bell Let’s Talk took over the Twitterverse and airwaves on January 27, and the one-day stigma-busting campaign didn’t disappoint.Continue readingBell Let’s Talk gets people talking
Do you have a family member or friend with a mental health issue? Need support in coping but unable to attend evening group meetings? CMHA Peel in partnership with the Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere (FAME) is pleased to offer a new daytime support group for family members who have a loved one with […]Continue readingNew Daytime Support Group for Family Members
Download the media release in PDF format. Brampton, Ontario – The Canadian Mental Health Association Peel Branch (CMHA Peel) is excited to announce that Sunday’s Ride Don’t Hide community cycling event has raised 58,000 for local mental health programs and initiatives. Download the media release in PDF format. Brampton, Ontario – The Canadian Mental Health […]Continue reading‘Ride Don’t Hide’ raises $58,000 for mental health in Peel!