For the Official Paper Released with this position statement please CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PDF. Key Points on Bill C-14 CMHA believes that requests for medical assistance in dying (MAiD) should not be granted for patients where a mental illness is the sole underlying medical condition. As a recovery-oriented organization, CMHA does not believe that […]Continue readingCanadian Mental Health Association’s Position Paper on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
Earlier this year October 2016, the Thanksgiving weekend in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia was rocked by the remnants of Hurricane Matthew as it dragged itself over Atlantic Canada. The Greater Sydney area was drowned out in 24 hours of rainfall totaling approximately 225 millimeters. More rain then the region saw all summer. The floods were […]Continue readingCape Bretoners need CMHA’s help – Let’s Step Up
CMHA is pleased to be collaborating with the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) on an open letter to the Ministers of Health. As key mental health organizations in Canada, we are speaking with a united voice for increased and targeted mental health funding in the […]Continue readingOPEN LETTER: Three Leading National Mental Health Organizations Call for Targeted Mental Health Funding in the Health Accord
Bell’s annual Bell Let’s Talk Day campaign encourages people to start the conversation about mental health with friends, family and co-workers, recognizing that simply talking has a significant impact on reducing stigma. Canadians from coast to coast will join the conversation again this year to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness. […]Continue readingHelp CMHA support Bell Let’s Talk Day!