At Sleep Country, they know the power of Sleep. It benefits our bodies and our mental well-being. For the month of May, Sleep Country is Counting Sheep for Mental Wellness with Serta! When you purchase a plush Serta Sheep for $10 (plus tax), the net proceeds will be donated to the Canadian Mental Health Association […]Continue readingCounting Sheep for Mental Wellness
In the latest edition of our Mental Health Checkup segment with 570 News Mike Farwell our Senior Director of Services Helen Fishburn and Barb McPhee talk about clients having their voices heard when designing better mental health care services. Mike and Helen also spoke about the importance of mental health language. Click on the play […]Continue readingMay Mental Health Check-up with Mike Farwell 570 News
Over $120,000 has been raised in support of the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington through the Shopper’s Run for Women. 1,000+ runners and walkers came together at Shade’s Mills Conservation area in Cambridge on a beautiful sunny day. This was our first year receiving the proceeds from this incredible event. Women access 71% of our […]Continue readingShopper’s Run for Women in Support of CMHA WW great success!
Happy Nurses week to our incredible nurses at CMHA WW! Thank you for all of your hard work! Nursing Week is a time to recognize the year-round dedication and achievements of Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs), and to increase awareness of their contributions to the well-being of Canadians. This year, […]Continue readingHappy Nurses Week to All our CMHA WW Nurses!
The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington is encouraging you to check in on your mental health during Mental Health Week May 6-12th. One in five Canadians experiences a mental health illness or problem every year, but all five in five of us have mental health, just like we all have physical health. There are […]Continue readingMental Health Week 2019 – May 6-12th – #GetLoud!
Wednesday April 24th is Administrative Professionals Day. The day recognizes and celebrates the work of secretaries, administrative assistants and other office professionals for their contributions to the workplace. Today, we are profiling our amazing Senior Executive Assistant, Minerva Sanchez. Thank you to all our Administrative Professionals for all the hard work you do! 1. What […]Continue readingFaces of CMHA: Minerva Sanchez, Senior Executive Assistant
I chose to volunteer with Canadian Mental Health Association (Waterloo Wellington) to make an impactful difference within the community and its members and to equip myself with knowledge that supports my future goal as a Police Officer. My vision is aligned with CMHA. “Mentally healthy people in a healthy society” I wanted to be part […]Continue readingWhy Do I Volunteer? By U. Anand #NVW2019
My name is Emily and I have been volunteering at CMHAWW for just over a year now. I have volunteered as a group facilitator in their ”Strengthening Families” program, respite worker to community members in need of additional support and am hoping to take on a new role in their mental health promotion team. I […]Continue readingWhy Do I Volunteer? By Emily #NVW2019
My path to volunteering for CMHA WW began in September 2017 when I traveled to Italy and was asked about a tattoo that I have on my left arm that reads “my story isn’t over yet”. From answering this question, a member of our hiking group overheard the conversation and it allowed her to open […]Continue readingWhy do I Volunteer? By S. McCallum
When I was younger, I spent a lot of time wondering how I could best spend the rest of my life. I thought relentlessly about what it would mean to contribute to something I believed in, but I had yet to discover what exactly that was. What I have recently realized — with the help […]Continue readingWhy do I Volunteer? By M. Tam