Canadian Mental Health Association – calls for new mental health promotion strategy to get out in front of mental illness. Released May 6, a Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) policy paper calls for a new Canadian mental health promotion strategy in the face of rising rates of mental illness worldwide. The call is one of […]Continue readingMental Health Week 2019: CMHA Calls For New Mental Health Promotion Strategy
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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
Winkler, January 23, 2019– After running a well-received, 3-course pilot in collaboration with Central Station Community Centre in early 2018, CMHA Central rejoins the Winkler-based centre and receives staffing support from Eden Health Care Services to operate a recovery college satellite campus in Winkler, known as Thrive Learning Centre. An event to announce funding Central […]Continue readingThrive Learning Centre Satellite Campus to Open in Winkler!
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
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