We’re calling on the BC Government to ensure inclusivity for everyone with a disability – regardless of whether it is mental or physical. The BC Government is developing new laws, standards, and policies to better support people with disabilities to live with dignity and meaningfully participate in their communities. We have until November 29th to […]Continue readingHelp make BC accessible for everyone!
CMHA BC is honoured to present the 2019 Nancy Hall Award to Fostering Change, a campaign led by Community Organizers with lived experience that seeks to change public policy for youth ‘aging out’ of government care in BC. The Dr. Nancy Hall Public Policy Leadership Award is awarded annually to honour the spirit of the […]Continue readingFostering Change Awarded the Dr. Nancy Hall Public Policy Leadership Award
CMHA BC Division received 8 nomination packages for three positions available on the CMHA BC Board of Directors: Alasaly, Omar – Victoria Aldridge, Faydra – Vancouver Atherton, Jane – Courtenay Dhawan, Nishi – Vancouver Kennett, Randy – Victoria Lim, Angelica – Burnaby Lord, Coralee – Chilliwack Paul, Raegan – Langley Based on the priorities identified […]Continue readingResults of the 2019 Board Election
The Intake Coordinator conducts intake and exit questionnaires with families referred to the Confident Parents: Thriving Kids – Behaviour Program to help assess referrals for program fit. Confident Parents: Thriving Kids – Behaviour is coaching service effective in reducing behavioural problems and promoting healthy child development in children ages 3-12. The position acts as one […]Continue readingJob Posting: Intake Coordinator
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?
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