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Mental Health Week 2021 EVENTS!

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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!

Open Mic and Sing Along

Monday May 3
4:30 – 6:00 PM

Everyone is welcome. If you’d like to share a song, poem, or story please contact Barry at brich1@telus.net by April

Newcomer/Immigrant Mental Health Resources & Support Presentation

In partnership with the North Shore Multicultural Society & North Vancouver City Library

Wednesday May 5
6:00 – 7:00 PM

Join local Canadian Mental Health Association Peer Navigator, Karen Hoshino, and North Shore Multicultural Society Settlement Worker, Nazila Safari, to learn more about mental health and wellness resources and supports. This presentation is open to everyone, especially Newcomers and immigrants on the North Shore.

“Fear of the Unknown”

A panel of peer supporters on mobilizing ordinary people to support their community in achieving mental wellness for all

Wednesday May 5
4:00 – 5:00 PM

Join Raymond Johnson-Brown, CMHA’s Community Wellness Coordinator, as he moderates a panel of diverse peer support workers working the frontlines of the North Shore. Through storytelling, questions, and laughs you will learn how to talk to your friends with mental health obstacles and help point them in the right direction. We are all a part of the solution to healing in our communities, so join us to learn how you can be a pioneer in your own community.

Reflections in Watercolour: Virtual Art Show

Online from May 3 – 31

This virtual art show will take you through a collection of paintings from CMHA’s Wednesday Watercolour Group. It features an array of landscapes, flowers, and more!

Stand Up For Mental Health Comedy Show: The Lighter Side of Mental Health!

May 6
7:00 – 8:00 PM

What’s so funny about mental health? As far as Stand Up For Mental Health (SMH) is concerned – everything! SMH was founded by award-winning counsellor and stand-up comic David Granirer who himself suffers from bipolar, and teaches stand-up comedy to people with mental health issues as a way of building confidence and fighting stigma. Learn more at www.smhcomedysociety.org

Come laugh your head off as David and his comics explore the lighter side of mental health!


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