Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC (December 3, 2020) – The second wave of the pandemic has intensified feelings of stress and anxiety, causing alarming levels of despair, suicidal thoughts and hopelessness in the Canadian population. This, according to the newest wave of data collected through a nationwide monitoring survey on the mental health impacts of […]Continue readingDespair and Suicidal Feelings Deepen as Pandemic Wears on: New National Survey Finds Canadians’ Mental Health Eroding
Local health partners have worked together to expand the TALK NOW Mental Health and Addictions clinic in Peterborough. The clinic is now available virtually and will open its phone lines to people of all ages every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon beginning Monday, November 30, 2020. The clinic can be […]Continue readingTALK NOW Mental Health and Addictions Virtual Clinic Expanding
Lindsay, Ont. (November 19, 2020) – Residents of the City of Kawartha Lakes are one step closer to experiencing more connected care in our community, as several health and service providers have been working together to form the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team (KL-OHT). The KL-OHT received its official designation from the Ministry of Health […]Continue readingKawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team Receives Designation
For Immediate Release: November 12, 2020 Event Details: C.M.H.A. H.K.P.R.’s Gender Journeys Hosts Virtual Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil Date: November 20, 2020 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.On Friday, November 20th, the Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge’s (C.M.H.A. H.K.P.R.’s) Gender Journeys team in collaboration with Kawartha Sexual Assault Center, Trent Queer […]Continue readingC.M.H.A. H.K.P.R.’s Gender Journeys Hosts Virtual Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (C.M.H.A. H.K.P.R.) hosted its biannual Quality Construction and Renovations Golf Tournament on September 19, raising an impressive $18,500 for community mental health supports. The tournament took place at Dalewood Golf and Country Club in Cobourg, with 25 golf foursomes participating (following public health directives to ensure […]Continue readingQCR Golf Tournament Raises $18.5K for Mental Health Supports through C.M.H.A. H.K.P.R.
Housing with supports is key to recovery for many people living with mental health or addictions issues. This is one of the main messages that Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (CMHA HKPR) is sharing with the community to mark World Homeless Day this October 10. Evidence indicates that having a place to […]Continue readingWorld Homeless Day 2020
On October 10, Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (CMHA HKPR) will join international mental health organizations to celebrate World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health Day is supported by the World Health Organization as an important way to raise awareness and advocate for better care for those with mental health issues worldwide. […]Continue readingCMHA HKPR recognizes World Mental Health Day 2020
As Ontario hospitals, specialized clinics, schools, essential businesses and other public facilities continue to provide much-needed support, it is understandable that many front-line workers, parents and students may be feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about what’s in store for Fall. The change in season will likely bring on a new set of challenges as we all […]Continue readingBig White Wall is now Togetherall: Same great service, just a different name!
BounceBack can help. For those struggling with low mood, worry, stress, or mild to moderate depression or anxiety, you can look to the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA’s) free skill-building program BounceBack®: Reclaim your health. Through one-on-one telephone coaching and online videos offered in multiple languages, adults and youth 15+ learn skills to help manage […]Continue readingFeeling low? Stressed? Anxious?
On September 30, 2020, CMHA HKPR invites you to participate in Orange Shirt Day, a day to recognize and honour the healing journey of residential school survivors and their families, as well as to commit to the ongoing process of reconciliation. Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) Residential School […]Continue readingOrange Shirt Day 2020