The Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division (CMHA BC) and the British Columbia Municipal Safety Association (BCMSA) have partnered to offer a suite of workplace mental health awareness and training courses to BCMSA members across the province. CMHA has adapted three courses to meet the needs of local governments. Safe and Sound: Building and Sustaining […]Continue readingJoining forces to build psychologically safe and healthy municipalities
BC Budget: $140 million in targeted investment offers valuable opportunity to act #b4stage4 The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) welcomes the Province’s commitment to mental health and addictions care following yesterday’s announcement of a $140 million package of measures aimed at improving child and youth mental health in BC schools, homes, and communities. This follows […]Continue readingCMHA BC welcomes Budget 2017’s stronger focus on mental health and addictions
It’s your chance to show CMHA some love. CMHA could not carry out its important work without support like yours. After losing her brother to suicide and living with her own mental health challenges, Candice found a renewed sense of purpose and reason to care for her mental health: her daughter. No stranger to the […]Continue readingNovember 29 is Giving Tuesday!
Almost six weeks have passed since we first released our manifesto – the five pillars for better mental health in British Columbia. Today, we have over 1,300 signatures across 64 constituencies! That’s 1,396 people and counting – standing with the Canadian Mental Health Association in calling for a system of care that addresses mental health, addiction […]Continue readingThe b4stage4 momentum is building…
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division (CMHA BC) is calling an Extraordinary Special Meeting to amend CMHA BC’s bylaws. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 4:30 pm, at Suite 905 – 1130 W. Pender Street, Vancouver. The meeting will consider a Special Resolution to […]Continue readingNotice to Members: Extraordinary Special Meeting on November 1
Non-profits join forces on World Suicide Prevention Day to call for a suicide-safer BC Vancouver, B.C. – Approximately 4,000 Canadians die by suicide every year. For every one of those deaths it is estimated that there are as many as 20 attempts. Chances are, someone in your life may be thinking about suicide right now…perhaps […]Continue readingCMHA BC and Crisis Centres Urge British Columbians to Learn Suicide Prevention Skills
We all have bad days, even bad weeks. Life takes its toll on all of us causing occasional sleepless nights, changes in appetite and mood. But what if they persist and those symptoms are in fact the early signs of something more serious?Continue readingCMHA Invites British Columbians to Check In on their Mental Health with “Bounce Back Today” Campaign