The Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division is pleased to invite you to our 66th Annual General Meeting to meet our new CEO, Jonny Morris. Join us for the AGM and stay for food & drink, a presentation on exciting new research, and our annual recognition and awards. September 27, 2019 – 5:00 pm to […]Continue readingDon’t miss this year’s AGM, Impact and Awards Night!
By the Centre for Suicide Prevention, a branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association While some people who consider suicide do so fleetingly or only once in their lives, others may experience ongoing thoughts of suicide or experience them off and on over time. People may feel that suicidal thoughts are holding them hostage. Experiencing […]Continue readingWhat is a safety plan, and how can it prevent suicide?
The Community Action Initiative (CAI) was created to strengthen the role and capacity of the community sector to address substance use and improve mental health for British Columbians. The grants manager leads implementation, management and administration of approximately $2M million in grants/bursaries in addition to supporting training, evaluation and knowledge exchange activities. The primary role […]Continue readingJob Posting: CAI Community Grants Manager
Canadian Mental Health Association encourages resiliency skills building to cope with stress caused by natural disasters. With British Columbia bracing itself for what could be another intense wildfire season, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will be hosting a series of free community talks aimed at helping people build resilience and find ways to safeguard […]Continue readingCMHA to host a series of Community Talks on coping with disaster stress
BC’s leading mental health non-profit responds to the release of A Pathway to Hope, the Province of BC’s mental health, substance use and addictions 10-year plan “A Pathway to Hope is a great start at the changes we need to see in BC’s mental health, substance use and addictions care,” said Jonny Morris, CEO of […]Continue readingCMHA BC welcomes government’s shift to focus on prevention and early intervention
BC Minister for Mental Health and Addictions to join riders at the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Ride Don’t Hide community bike ride and fundraising event The Canadian Mental Health Association is gearing up for the annual Ride Don’t Hide event on June 23 in communities across Canada, all focused on raising funds to provide critical […]Continue readingRide Don’t Hide Gears Up To Raise Funds for Mental Health
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their own distinct heritage, language, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs. In cooperation with […]Continue readingCMHA celebrates National Indigenous People’s Day
Canadian Mental Health Association study supported by BDC takes pulse of entrepreneurs’ well-being The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), supported by BDC, Canada’s only bank exclusively devoted to entrepreneurs, today released an in-depth report examining Canadian entrepreneurs’ mental health. The study, Going it Alone: the mental health and well-being of entrepreneurs in Canada, looks at […]Continue readingNew study finds 62% of business owners feel depressed at least once a week
Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division’s new CEO presented yesterday to the BC Legislature’s Special Committee to Review the Police Complaint Process. Jonny Morris used his submission to highlight the recently released BC Coroners Service Death Review Panel Report “Opportunities for Different Outcomes” which looked at deaths among people with recent police encounters. The report […]Continue readingCMHA BC head speaks out on policing and mental health
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), BC Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Morris as the Division’s new CEO. Jonathan Morris brings over twenty years’ experience in community-based mental health and addictions services, policy and advocacy. As well as a decade of experience with CMHA, Morris brings […]Continue readingNew head of BC’s mental health non-profit sees open window of opportunity