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
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Prince Albert Branch is the grateful recipient of a very generous donation in memory of Manuel Mendonca (November 26, 1956 – October 30, 2015). Manuel was a fine example that mental illness can be managed. He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 14. He and his doctor […]Continue readingIn Memory of Manuel Mendonca
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
CMHA Saskatchewan Media Release November 1, 2016 The Canadian Mental Health Association (Saskatchewan Division) Inc. is saddened by these events. Our Association extends its deepest condolences to the communities, families and all others affected by these tragic and untimely deaths. We are pleased about the recent announcement of the EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) in La […]Continue readingComments On Northern Youth Suicides
CMHA Saskatchewan Media Release September 15, 2016 In light of recent high-profile drinking and driving court cases, and the ongoing problem of persons dying in alcohol-related fatal accidents, the Premier has rightly identified this as a serious problem which must be addressed. The Canadian Mental Health Association could not agree with this more. In listening […]Continue readingDrinking and Driving in Saskatchewan: Punishment vs Treatment
It’s the 28th year of the Saskatchewan CMHA Cash Calendar and the 100th year of CMHA Nationally! We want this year to be the BIGGEST and BEST yet! Available for purchase exclusively to Saskatchewan residents only. You can purchase and send calendars out of province as gifts, but you must be 18 years of age […]Continue readingThe 2018 Centennial Cash Calendar Fundraiser!
Suicide prevention in Saskatchewan requires all of our support. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. Globally and here at home it is the leading cause of disability. Depression can put up barriers and prevent someone who suffers with it from seeking the help they need. The good […]Continue readingInvest in Positive Change
Friends for Life is a CMHA Saskatchewan program which offers workshops about mental health, workplace wellness, and suicide prevention. The Friends for Life program is designed to provide awareness and knowledge to communities, schools, educators, students and the general public including employers and their employees. Contact us for more information or to book a workshop […]Continue readingEnhance Your People Skills with ‘Friends For Life’
Will you vote for mental health in the 2016 Saskatchewan Election? This provincial election in Saskatchewan, we are Canadian Mental Health Association are asking – where does your candidate stand when it comes to mental health funding and support for the people of Saskatchewan? Canadian Mental Health Association, Saskatchewan Division has prepared a few questions […]Continue readingElection 2016 – Mental Health Questions for Candidates
Congratulations to our 2016 Fundraising Calendar Sweetheart Draw Winner! CMHA Saskatchewan Division’s Fundraising Cash Calendar features gorgeous artwork and great daily prize draws. This is a major fundraiser for CMHA SK, and each and every year we are very thankful for your support of mental health services and programs in Saskatchewan. Every year one of […]Continue readingValentine’s Day 2016 Calendar Winner
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!
A magazine featuring beautiful artworks and creative writings, prose, poetry, non-fiction and fictional works from various consumers of mental health services in Saskatchewan. Transition is a free online publication produced by Saskatchewan Division office of Canadian Mental Health Association. Transition magazine comes complimentary in hard copy, print form with an annual membership with CMHA SK. […]Continue readingTransition Magazine – Winter 2015/16 now online