The Canadian Mental Health Association provides mental health promotion and mental illness recovery-focused programs and services for people of all ages and their families. Follow the links below for details.
CMHA believes that good mental health is essential to overall health and well-being. Whether you are managing a mental illness, supporting someone you care about, or looking to build your own overall health, we can help you build mental health skills and resilience for yourself and your family.
- Bounce Back®
A free, evidence-based program designed to help adults experiencing symptoms of mild to moderate depression, low mood, or stress, with or without anxiety.
- Confident Parents: Thriving Kids
A family-focused, telephone-based coaching service for parents and caregivers, effective in reducing mild to moderate behavioural challenges and promoting healthy child development in children ages 3 – 12.
- Living Life to the Full
An eight-session, 12-hour mental health promotion course designed to help people deal with low mood, anxiety, stress and everyday life challenges.
- BRIDGES Support Group
A free, drop-in group focused on recovery, support and self-help strategies for people living with a mental health condition.
- Brief Counselling Service
We offer short-term, low-cost, confidential, one-to-one support to adults living on the North Shore.
- Chronic Disease Counselling Services
This program offers individual counselling for people experiencing mild to moderate depression and a chronic illness.
Find tools and resources for yourself or a young person in your life.
Learn about scholarships, bursaries and healthy campus resources with CMHA BC.
We are pleased to offer individualized assistance to help North Shore residents find and maintain meaningful paid employment. We also offer employment and training opportunities through our Hope Café social enterprise program.
We offer supportive housing that focuses on rehabilitation and recovery, as well as an outreach program to help connect those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with income and housing supports.
CMHA offers a variety of workshops and training sessions to improve mental health in the workplace.
CMHA’s Community Gatekeeper training is designed to help make BC communities safer – and help save lives – by preparing key members of every community with skills to help people who are at risk of suicide.