Residents of south-central Manitoba will have improved access to education about mental health and mental illness beginning today. Thrive Learning Centre is now accepting students for the Fall 2017 semester, which begins on October 3, 2017. A joint initiative between the Canadian Mental Health Association – Central Region and the Manitoba Schizophrenia Society, Thrive Learning […]Continue readingThrive Learning Centre registration now open for Fall 2017 semester!
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The first of its kind in western Canada and only the third of its kind in the country, CMHA Central Region is proud to partner with the Manitoba Schizophrenia Society (MSS) to launch a Recovery Education Centre this fall. A recovery education centre, also known as a recovery college, provides an opportunity for anybody in […]Continue readingRecovery Education Centre launching this fall!
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Central Region is pleased to announce that Jordan Friesen has taken on a new role as Associate Director of Workplace Mental Health for the CMHA National office headquartered in Toronto, ON. In his new role, Jordan will have the opportunity to build relationships with employers and CMHA branches […]Continue readingNational workplace mental health role for CMHA Central Executive Director
CMHA Central Region remains committed to working with community partners to better understand and find solutions to homelessness in Portage la Prairie. In partnership with other CMHA branches across the province, CMHA Central Region will be hosting a community forum to discuss the issue of homelessness, particularly in the context of youth aged 16 to […]Continue readingYouth Homelessness Forum – May 19, 2017
To GET LOUD means speaking out against the discrimination and stigma directed at people with mental illnesses. It means using your voice to raise awareness and build support. It means speaking up for those around you – and for yourself. CMHA’S 66TH ANNUAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK MAY 1-7, 2017 #GETLOUD GET LOUD to promote mental […]Continue readingCMHA Mental Health Week 2017 is here! #GETLOUD
Time to work on your outside voice! Get ready to Get Loud this May 1-7 for the 66th annual CMHA Mental Health Week. This year, Canadians are getting loud to end wait times, because it takes far too long to get the mental health care we need, when we need it. Think of “getting loud” […]Continue readingGet Ready to Get Loud for CMHA Mental Health Week
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Central Region is accepting applications from community members to serve on its Board of Directors for a minimum two-year term of service. CMHA Central seeks to support the resilience and recovery of people living with mental health issues by offering services that support growth, self-determination, and empowerment. By […]Continue readingCMHA Central Region seeking new Board Members
From January until September of 2016, with the help of two external consultants, CMHA Central Region was able to critically evaluate its programs and services. The goal of this evaluation was to determine the degree to which the organization’s services were focused on supporting personal growth and recovery. The review also uncovered many existing strengths and […]Continue readingA Bright Future: Comprehensive program review identifies strengths and opportunities