Now that recreational use of cannabis is legal in Canada, it’s important to know the facts and keep safety in mind (both mental and physical) when considering using cannabis. Here’s what you should know about marijuana now that it’s legal: There are risks involved in using marijuana. There are misconceptions that marijuana is virtually harmless. […]Continue readingMarijuana and mental health: What you should know now that it’s legal
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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 Seeking Board Members
Get Ready to Get Loud! Every year, the CMHA Mental Health Week conversation gets very, very loud. It gets loud on social media, in our homes and in our workplaces. In our schools and across our campuses. It gets loud in the halls of Parliament and in city and town halls across the country. This […]Continue readingTime to #GETLOUD for Mental Health Week 2018: May 7-13
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!
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