On August 24th, 2019, friends and family of Brandon Daoust gathered to play golf and celebrate Brandon’s life which he lived to the fullest until his passing at age 19. The tournament raised over $11,000 for CMHA North and West Vancouver in support of the Steps youth program. This free program brings youth who are facing mental health […]Continue reading9th Annual Brandon Daoust Memorial Golf Tournament 2019
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 begins where […]Continue readingNotice of Annual General Meeting
NORTH VANCOUVER BC May 3, 2019 – On the eve of Mental Health Week, the Canadian Mental Health Association North West Vancouver branch is proud to celebrate our wonderful Blenz café team as the winners of the City of North Vancouver’s Outstanding Squad Award. What many people don’t know is that CMHA operates the Blenz café at […]Continue readingMental Health – It’s time to celebrate!
Happy New Year! As we move into 2019, CMHA NWV is seeing many changes, including welcoming Marionne Facundo to the team as our new Homeless Outreach Coordinator. With this change also comes new hours for drop-in outreach services. If you or someone you know is homeless or at risk of homelessness, come to our office […]Continue readingUpdated Drop-In Hours
As the days get shorter and sunlight decreases many of us will catch a case of the doldrums, but for some, the darker months of winter can bring serious mood changes called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). About 2 to 3% of Canadians will experience a major episode of SAD in their lifetime, while another 15% […]Continue readingLight Reading comes to Kelty Resource Centre
Written by Julia Kaisla, Executive Director, CMHA NWV Today is #GivingTuesday. It is an international day of charitable giving to non-profit organisations that are addressing local and global challenges. It’s a perfect opportunity for charities to harness these benevolent intentions and raise much-needed funds to help them further their cause. Like charities across the nation, […]Continue readingGiving Thanks This Tuesday
Oct 1-7 is Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), an annual national public education campaign coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH). CAMIMH’s mandate is to ensure that mental illness and mental health are placed on the national agenda so that Canadians receive appropriate access to care and support. CMHA is […]Continue readingMental Illness Awareness Week: Oct 1-7, 2018
On October 1st from 5:00 – 9:00 PM, join us at Chipotle at Unit 879 Park Royal North as we Eat for Change! When you show our flyer or mention our fundraiser to the cashier, 33% of your purchase will be donated to support our Steps Youth Program. Invite your friends and family to indulge in […]Continue readingOn October 1st, Eat for Change!
The Canadian Mental Health Association calls for new legislation to bring mental health into balance with physical health. TORONTO (ONTARIO) September 17, 2018 – Over half of Canadians (53%) consider anxiety and depression to be ‘epidemic’ in Canada, with that perception spiking amongst younger people, according to a new survey commissioned by the Canadian Mental […]Continue readingOver half of Canadians consider anxiety and depression ‘epidemic’
You can help someone who is thinking about suicide By the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Centre for Suicide Prevention Today is September 10, World Suicide Prevention Day. This is the one day a year focused solely on awareness around the issue of suicide and its prevention and this year, we’re spreading the message that […]Continue readingWorld Suicide Prevention Day – September 10th