CMHA BC is currently seeking applicants for maternity leave coverage for the position of Public Policy Manager. The Public Policy Manager is responsible for implementing our three-year public policy plan and managing a series of community-based public policy projects. In collaboration with senior staff, the person in this role helps to plan and facilitate the […]Continue readingJob Posting: Public Policy Manager
Canadians across the country will join together on January 25 on social media to text, talk and tweet about mental health for the 7th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day. Bell’s annual campaign encourages people to “start a conversation” about mental health with friends, family and co-workers, recognizing that simply talking makes a significant impact in […]Continue readingThank you Bell Let’s Talk for supporting CMHA work across BC
CMHA hosts Canada’s Top Conference on Workplace Mental Health February 21-22 in Vancouver Join us on this journey of change. This year’s theme, Transforming Workplace Culture: Agents and Allies, invites you to connect with those who continue to innovate in building momentum towards a fairer, more productive and satisfying working environment for all. The conference […]Continue readingKick start a transformative year for your workplace
CMHA Port Alberni is currently seeking applicants for the role of Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible to provide effective leadership for the direct oversight of branch programs and services, to develop respectful community and funder relationships and to provide professional advice to the Board of Directors to […]Continue readingJob Posting: Executive Director, CMHA Port Alberni
It is less than a week to one of our biggest holiday seasons and earlier this week our provincial and federal health Ministers met together to strike a new Health Accord that had the promise to support children, youth and families to get mental health and addictions care b4stage4. Yesterday was an opportunity to have […]Continue readingDear Santa – please don’t leave a lump of coal…
Join today at www.b4stage4.ca It has been a busy time at CMHA BC as we finalized preparations for our b4stage4 Conference in Victoria which took place at the end of November. What started with a trip to Washington DC, a single conversation and an ingenious idea blossomed into an incredible three day conference filled with […]Continue readingThe conference is a wrap but the movement is just getting started
This holiday season, let’s bring change to our mental health system. In my role as a volunteer leader, I have heard cries for help from family members and from those who live with mental illness and addiction. Maybe you feel the same as I do… it’s heartbreaking to watch your friends, loved ones, and neighbours […]Continue readingYou hold the power to do magic!
Tips for Holiday Peace of Mind and Coping with Holiday Grief The holiday season is meant to be a time of joy, celebration and for spending time with those we love. However, the festivities come with high expectations of perfection that many of us struggle to live up to. Many people experience feelings of isolation, […]Continue readingAvoid the holiday blues this festive season
It’s your chance to show CMHA some love. CMHA could not carry out its important work without support like yours. After losing her brother to suicide and living with her own mental health challenges, Candice found a renewed sense of purpose and reason to care for her mental health: her daughter. No stranger to the […]Continue readingNovember 29 is Giving Tuesday!
Almost six weeks have passed since we first released our manifesto – the five pillars for better mental health in British Columbia. Today, we have over 1,300 signatures across 64 constituencies! That’s 1,396 people and counting – standing with the Canadian Mental Health Association in calling for a system of care that addresses mental health, addiction […]Continue readingThe b4stage4 momentum is building…