August 11th, 2020 – An ongoing “Focus” Peer Support Group is being offered bi-weekly starting in September through CMHA’s Consumer/Survivor Development Program. These recurring groups will offer opportunities for people to meet others with similar lived experiences to share information, self-help tools, resources, and personal strengths in developing an individual wellness plan. Peer Support Workers […]Continue readingAn ongoing”Focus” Peer Support Group starting in September at CMHA Grey Bruce.
(Owen Sound, August 4th, 2020) –The Grey Bruce Health Unit has released a second July 31 overdose alert with information on fentanyl, harm reduction strategies and addictions supports available locally after multiple fatal opioid overdoses have occurred in the past five days in Grey Bruce. If you or a loved one are at risk of […]Continue readingSecond overdose alert issued by the Grey Bruce Health Unit
On May 14, 2020, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced first steps in opening up the Ontario economy. Included in his announcement was the statement that “in-person counselling” can resume. Further clarification of this direction was then provided by the Ministry of Health noting that the Premier is permitting “…regulated health professionals to gradually resume in […]Continue readingWhat does reopening mean and look like for the CMHA Grey Bruce Mental Health and Addiction Services
(Owen Sound, July. 23, 2020) – In light of six reported opioid overdoses in Grey and Bruce Counties in recent days, the Grey Bruce Health Unit has released a public alert with information on fentanyl, harm reduction strategies and addictions supports available locally. If you or a loved one are at risk of an opioid […]Continue readingSupports and resources available as Grey Bruce sees spikes in opioid overdoses
Do you want to help shape the future of mental health and addiction services in Grey Bruce? Are you interested in an exciting community leadership role? The Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce is pleased to announce that it is now recruiting for passionate and committed individuals to serve on its Board of Directors. Please […]Continue readingThe Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce is recruiting new Board Members.
Wednesday, August 5th 2020 – CMHA Grey Bruce Mental Health and Addiction Services is pleased to resume group services at Community Connections. Please click on the links below to view the calendar and what to know when coming to groups. As we closely monitor the situation with COVID-19, we will be updating this article regularly […]Continue readingCommunity Connections group services re-opening schedule.
For immediate release New national survey from the Canadian Mental Health Association and UBC exposes troubling pandemic mental health vulnerabilities across various groups Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC (June 25, 2020) – The pandemic has caused intense stress and disruption for all people in Canada, and is causing pronounced mental health concerns, including suicidal thoughts […]Continue readingCOVID-19 effects on the mental health of vulnerable populations.
(Toronto, June 24, 2020) – The following is a statement from Camille Quenneville, CEO, of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario in reaction to the death of Ejaz Choudry: “It’s sad, heartbreaking and incredibly upsetting that once again an individual experiencing distress has died after a police response to a mental health crisis call. It’s […]Continue readingCMHA Ontario responds to the death of yet another individual experiencing a crisis.
On June 16, CMHA Grey Bruce joins organizations across Canada in recognizing Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day. This annual event aims to normalize conversations about mental health issues and reduce the stigma that often prevents men from seeking help. CMHA recognizes that stigma may make it difficult for men to identify their own mental health […]Continue readingCMHA recognizes Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2020
On June 16, Hotel Mira and CMHA Ontario join organizations across Canada in recognizing Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day. This annual event aims to normalize conversations about mental health issues and reduce the stigma that often prevents men from seeking help. Hotel Mira and CMHA Ontario recognize that stigma may make it difficult for men […]Continue readingHotel Mira and CMHA Ontario recognize Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2020