Mental Health Association,
John Street South
Health Week 2016
2nd to 8th
loud means speaking up to stop the discrimination and the stigma
that usually go hand in hand with mental illness. It means using
your voice to raise awareness and build support. For someone at
work. For someone at home. For yourself. Because the louder we
all get, the bigger difference we will make. And there’s a lot
of difference to be made.
here for a listing of Mental Health Week events taking
place in Hamilton.
radio station CHML is teaming up with CMHA Hamilton, CMHA Halton
and the Burlington Community Foundation to light
up area landmarks green during Mental Health Week May
theme of CMHA’s 65th Annual Mental Health Week is
“Get Loud”, encouraging people to Get Loud and speak openly
and honestly about mental health. The public is encouraged to
support this year’s campaign by taking a picture or a selfie
with the illuminated landmarks, or dress in green and post a
picture to social media using the #GETLOUD.
you, your business, or organization would like to illuminate
your building, let the partners in this project know. Visit greenformentalhealth.ca
for more information and an ongoing list of illuminated
here to download the April 28, 2016 News Release
the Script Film Festival
stigma through art house film and panel discussion
3 - 7, 2016
Gallery of Hamilton,
and Toby Tanenbaum Pavilion
Here to watch trailers, purchase tickets, and learn more
about the i ©
Health Week 2016, May 2 - 8
to #GetLoud for our biggest and loudest Mental Health Week!
Mental Health Week is
an annual national event that takes place during the first week
in May to encourage people from all walks of life to learn,
talk, reflect and engage with others on all issues relating to
mental health. A number of special events are being planned for
the Hamilton area. Stayed tuned for details.
Visit www.mentalheatlhweek.ca to
learn more about mental health week.
June 26, 2016, Canadians across the country will join the fourth
annual Ride Don’t Hide community cycling event to raise
awareness and support for those facing mental health challenges.
More than 6,000 cyclists are expected to ride in 32 communities
across Canada. The Hamilton ride is aiming to raise $40,000
along with building the profile and greater awareness of mental
health resources available in the city.
easy to register! You
can sign up as a team, an individuals rider, a virtual rider, or
make a donation.
more information about the ride visit CMHA
Hamilton's Ride Don't Hide page.
you interested in volunteering for CMHA Hamilton's Ride Don't
Hide? We are currently recruiting volunteers for Ride
Don't Hide for
more information and to complete a volunteer
application, click here.
you a family member, significant other, or supporter of a client
of CMHA Hamilton?
Please take a few minutes to
complete a survey. You can download a copy of the survey here.
When complete, please return to
CMHA Hamilton . . .
mail: 131 John Street
South, Hamilton, ON L8N 2C3
input is appreciated!
Hamilton warns residents of
(August 7, 2015) – The Canadian Mental Health Association
(CMHA) Hamilton is warning residents of an individual going
door-to-door seeking unauthorized donations.
Branch has received reports that individuals have visited at
least one Hamilton mountain neighbourhood, falsely identifying
themselves as affiliated with CMHA and then asking for
contributions as well as credit card or banking information.
Hamilton does not seek donations in such a way and people who
come to your residence making these requests are not doing so on
our behalf,” said Marilyn Jewell, Executive Director of CMHA
is not the first time that CMHA’s name has been used in
fraudulent activity. Last fall, there were similar reports of
door-to-door solicitation in the Hamilton area.
has notified authorities of this current scam.
here for printable version.
Hamilton's 2014/2015 Annual Report
2014/2015 Annual Report is
PATH TO MENTAL WELL-BEING
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.
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