Please note our 2021 Holiday Closures: The main office on Lonsdale will be closed on December 27 and 28, as well as January 3. The Kelty Dennehy Mental Health Resource Centre will be closed from December 20 to January 3. The Sunshine Coast Mental Health Drop in will be closed the December 28 & 30. […]Continue readingCMHA Holiday Closures
We have all felt pain in our life, whether a headache, stubbed toe or some other minor injury like a sprained ankle. For most of us, pain happens infrequently and is short-term, however; for nearly 8 million Canadians, pain is a daily and often agonizing experience. The first week of November is National Pain Awareness […]Continue readingNovember 1st – 7th is National Pain Awareness Week
Starting September 7, we look forward to opening our doors once again to anyone affected by mental health challenges, including family and community members, seeking support and trusted information and resources. Lonsdale head office Beginning September 7, the Lonsdale Office will be open Tuesday to Thursday, 9 am – 4 pm. Outreach Drop-In Day is […]Continue readingWe’re excited to welcome you back in person!
August 21, 2021 Are you a member of the Canadian Mental Health Association? If so, join us at our Annual AGM. If not, click here to become a member today. Why attend the AGM? This is your chance to show your support for the mental well-being of our community, and to show your support for our not-for-profit organization. Mental health […]Continue readingNotice of Annual General Meeting
July 8, 2021 In honour of the children who died at residential schools and in recognition of the survivors and their families, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will be changing the colour of its logo to orange until Orange Shirt Day on September 30. Beyond the symbolic, the orange logo also signifies our commitment […]Continue readingA logo for reconciliation: CMHA shows solidarity with Indigenous peoples in Canada
Beat the Heat and Stay Safe Summer has arrived in full force and we’re experiencing a record-breaking heatwave in the City. To help you stay cool and protect yourself, here are some details on water fill stations, cooling centres and links to health information on the effects of extreme heat and how to stay safe. Water Fill Stations/Fountains […]Continue readingHeat Safety & Cooling Centres on the North Shore
Whistler Brewing launches limited edition lager with proceeds going to the Canadian Mental Health Association North and West Vancouver Branch North Vancouver, B.C. (June 28, 2021) – Whistler Brewing Company has taken inspiration from the celebrated work of Squamish abstract artist Sarah Symes to create BE KIND Butterfly Flower Lager, a limited-edition brew which is […]Continue readingCrack open a cold one and raise funds for Mental Health
Canadian Mental Health Association, North & West Vancouver says social connection is key to recovering from the mental health impacts of the pandemic North Vancouver, B.C. (May 3, 2021) – The Canadian Mental Health Association, North and West Vancouver (CMHA NWV) is encouraging residents of the Sunshine Coast to make their mental health a priority […]Continue readingMental Health Week 2021
2021 marks CMHA’s 70th Annual Mental Health week. Throughout the week, we’re celebrating the resilience and connectedness of a community that rallies together in times of crisis by inviting you to join us in a variety of virtual events: Wellness Bingo Join us for a fun community-wide bingo game featuring activities to give your mental health and wellness a boost! […]Continue readingMental Health Week 2021 EVENTS!
You might be experiencing a range of feelings and emotions after the violent incident that took place in Lynn Valley on Saturday March 27th, 2021. People have been directly and indirectly impacted by this event, with a number of people in close vicinity and many seeing the incident described in media after the fact. It […]Continue readingCoping after a Traumatic Event