April 28, 2015


  Ontario, Canada

 Hamilton | Ancaster | Dundas | Flamborough| Glanbrook | Stoney Creek


131 John Street South
Hamilton, Ontario
L8N 2C3

(905) 521-0090

(905) 521-0211


Ministry of Health

and Long-Term Care



Canadian Mental Health Association,

Hamilton Branch 

131 John Street South

Hamilton, ON

L8N 2C3


tel: (905) 521-0090

email: info@cmhahamilton.ca




Every year, one in five Canadians experience issues related to mental health or addiction. Mental Health Week raises public awareness and helps to support the recovery of these individuals. CMHA Hamilton promotes Mental Health Week to raise awareness of mental health issues within our community.

Mental Health Week Events - Hamilton, ON

Art for Mental Health Hosted by Mental Health Rights Coalition, 20 Emerald Street South, 1 pm.  

Men-Tell Health Because Silence is Deadly Dan Perrins and his canine companion, Jeb will be walking from Dundas to Queens Park in Toronto to raise awareness about mental health and the well-being of men and boys. For more information visit "Hamilton to Toronto Fundraising Walk for Men's Health and Welfare".

Rejuvenate & Participate Hosted by Hamilton Regional Indian Centre, an evening of free family fun activities and workshops. Takes place from 3 pm to 7:30 pm at 34 Ottawa St. N., Hamilton.  For more information contact Sheryl Green at 905.548.9593 or at sgreen@hric.ca

Retrospeculation: A Totally Mental Recovery Story Takes place at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, West 5th Auditorium (100  West 5th St.) at 7 pm. Tickets $15 (or PWYC) at the door or on line at harrisonwheeler.ca


Mental Health Information Fair & BBQ Lunch Takes place at Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main Street West from 11 am to 2pm. Local mental health & addiction services will provide information about the prorams and services they offer. Hosted by the 2015 Mental Health Week Committee (Canadian Mental Health Association Hamilton, City of Hamilton, Hamilton Mental Health Outreach, Hamilton Program for Schizophrenia, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Schizophrenia Society of Ontario - Hamilton/Niagara Region, Good Shepherd and the Mental Health Rights Coalition). 

2015 Peace of Minds Walk for Schizophrenia and Psychosis Takes place at Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main Street West. Registration: 11:00 am, Walk: 12 pm. For more information, phone 1.800.449.6367, extension 228 or peaceofminds.ca


A Mental Health Morning, A Breakfast to Support the Mental Health and Addiction Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Featuring a keynote address by Silken Laumann. Takes place at Michelangelo Events and Conference Centre, 1555 Upper Ottawa Street from 7:30 to 9:30 am. Tickets are $50 per person. For inquiries please call Angeline at 905.522.1155 ext. 35981 or email amacleod@stjoesfoundation.ca.

Creative Writing Workshop & Spoken Word Takes place at the Mental Health Rights Coalition, 20 Emerald Street South at 1 pm.


Good Shepherd Wellness Fair 2015 Steps to Health celebrates Mental Health Week at 19 Pearl Street North, Erskine Presbyterian Church, from 1 pm to 3:30 pm.  Door prizes, snacks, booths and trial sessions. Come and learn about low cost or free nutrition, exercise, smoking management opportunities in Hamilton & even more . . . 

Healthy Living for Mental Health Takes place at the Mental Health Rights Coalition, 20 Emerald Street South at 1 pm.


Mental Health Week Party Takes place at the Mental Health Rights Coalition, 20 Emerald Street South at 1 pm.

Art Crawl  The Mental Health Week Committee will be presenting at the Art Crawl. A selection of art created by consumers of mental health services will be available for purchase. Takes place at the CBC building, 118 James Street North, Hamilton from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

Truly. Madly. Deeply. Mental Health Rights Coalition is pleased to present Truly. Madly. Deeply., a group exhibition of visual art.  Opening reception takes place at You Me Gallery, 330 James St. N., 7 to 10 pm. More than 15 artists will present their artwork that contribute to the conversation around mental health, mental illness and addiction. For more information contact Frances Jewell or Amanda Carey at 905.545.2525. mhrced@bellnet.ca

Retrospeculation: A Totally Mental Recovery Story Takes place at Staircase Theatre, 27 Dundurn St. N. at 8 pm. Tickets $15 (or PWYC) at the door or on line at harrisonwheeler.ca.


Multicultural Wellness Fair The Good Shepherd and the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion will host a Multicultural Wellness Fair to provide information on services available to the diverse communities in Hamilton. This event takes place at St. Patrick’s School, 20 East Avenue South from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. There will be information booths on mental health and addictions, counselling services, physical well being, housing and nutrition to name a few. There will also be multicultural performances and  multicultural finger food. 



Click Here if you would like to download a printable copy of the Mental Health Week Calendar of Events



For more information about Mental Health Week, please visit mentalheatlhweek.cmha.ca


Good  mental health isn’t about avoiding problems or trying to achieve a “perfect” life. It’s about living well and having the tools for coping with difficult situations even during life’s challenges.

Each person’s path to mental well-being is unique. We all have our own goals, our own challenges, our own talents and our own supports. But good mental health is within everyone’s reach.


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