CMHA is bringing Canadians together for a nationwide conversation on empathy with some special guests on May 2 at 12 pm EST to kick off Mental Health Week. The event will feature special guests Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Michael Landsberg and Kayla Breelove Carter and will be emceed by professor Nick Petrella. The panel will engage […]Continue readingJoin us for our nationwide Mental Health Week event!
Join community healthcare leader Dr. Anne-Marie Zajdlik, family doctor and founder, ARCH Clinic Waterloo and Wellington, and mental health expert Helen Fishburn, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, for this monthly video talk series. Anne-Marie and Helen sit down with with community leaders to discuss how we can find balance […]Continue readingFinding the Balance During COVID-19 webinar series
Are you heading back into the office after months of working from home? Do you work in Human Resources? How can you create a psychologically safe workplace? You will want to listen to our latest Mental Health Check up with Mike Farwell. Our Team Lead for Mental Health Promotion and Education Katrina Burch talked to […]Continue readingApril Mental Health Check up with Mike Farwell
Today, CMHA Waterloo Wellington joins individuals and organizations across the country in celebrating National Caregiver Day. National Caregiver Day is intended to honour caregivers — the millions of parents, children, siblings, spouses and friends who provide unpaid care to support someone with a diminishing physical ability, a debilitating cognitive condition or a chronic life-limiting illness. […]Continue readingCMHA Waterloo Wellington celebrates National Caregiver Day
All sites are open at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Waterloo Wellington and we are continuing to ensure community mental health and addictions supports are safely available. A gentle reminder that CMHA Waterloo Wellington is a health care setting and as such we are still mandated to have our clients and staff wear their […]Continue readingCOVID-19 Update: Mask Mandate Remains in Healthcare Settings Extended Until June 11th
In this edition of our Mental Health Check up with the Mike Farwell show, CEO Helen Fishburn talks about mental health and women for International Women’s Day.Continue readingMarch Mental Health Check up with Mike Farwell
On March 8, CMHA Waterloo Wellington joins individuals and organizations around the world in celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) 2022, an annual event held to mark the social, economic and political achievements of women. The theme of IWD 2022 is #BreakTheBias, which highlights the need to actively call out gender bias, discrimination, and stereotyping. Among […]Continue readingCMHA WW Recognizes International Women’s Day 2022: Sharing Story of Local Mental Health Champion Ellie Hook and Team Darcy
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division is calling out chronic underfunding and pandemic-related strain on the community-based mental health and addictions sector in its 2022 pre-budget submission to provincial government. The pandemic has further highlighted the need to prioritize mental health and addictions funding for the community sector, which has demonstrated nimbleness and creativity […]Continue readingPandemic highlights need for community mental health and addictions care: CMHA Ontario pre-budget submission
What is involved in your role? In my role as an Entrepreneurship Facilitator at the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, I am blessed to work with aspiring entrepreneurs helping them develop business strategies and business plans while connecting them to supportive entrepreneurship resources so they can bring their dreams to fruition. The focus […]Continue readingFaces of CMHA WW: Iman Grewal, Entrepreneurship Facilitator
Far from feeling the pandemic is over, most people in Ontario are stressed about what’s next, with 64% worried about new variants and 56% worried about COVID-19 circulating in the population for years to come. Two years of pandemic induced stressors, including grief and trauma, are likely to lead to significant long-term mental health effects […]Continue readingFeel like you’re running on empty these days? You’re not alone.