On February 4, CMHA joins educators, industry professionals and the community worldwide in acknowledging Safer Internet Day, which aims to create both a safer and a better internet, where everyone is empowered to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. When it comes to new technologies, one of the biggest concerns with regards to mental […]Continue readingNew resource on using social media to benefit your mental health
The 2020 theme for Black History Month is: “Canadians of African Descent: Going forward, guided by the past.” Inspired by the United Nations’ International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024), this theme acknowledges the important contribution made by people of African descent to Canadian society and works to propose concrete measures to combat racism, […]Continue readingCMHA Hamilton joins Canadians across the country to honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present, for Black History Month in February.
The Hamilton Bulldogs have partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch for a mental health awareness game Saturday, February 22nd at 4:00 pm when the Hamilton Bulldogs take on the Oshawa General’s at the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton. Click here to purchase tickets. The game day experience will have several features to promote the […]Continue readingHamilton Bulldogs to host mental health awareness game in partnership with CMHA Hamilton
Whether you refer to it as the back to work blues, the January blues or the winter blues, people often share feeling a little down after the holidays. And while Blue Monday is a myth, research confirms that Canadians are prone to a downward shift in mood in the winter months. A research study in […]Continue readingCMHA Hamilton offers tips to help with the winter blues
Hamilton is one of the first communities in Ontario to move forward with establishing an Ontario Health Team. On November 26, 2019, the Honourable Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, announced the Hamilton Health Team as one of the first teams in the province to implement a new model of organizing and delivering […]Continue readingHamilton Health Team chosen as one of first in Ontario to move forward with health team model
November 13, 2019 Ontario has now reached several important milestones in our journey to build a connected and coordinated public health care system that starts and ends with the patient. Transfer Notices Issued As announced earlier this year, we are integrating multiple provincial agencies into one agency, Ontario Health. As the next step in the […]Continue readingConnected Care Update
On October 9, 2019, the Hamilton Health Team (HHT) reached an important milestone with the submission of its full application to the Ministry of Health toward becoming a designated Ontario Health Team. Ontario Health Teams are intended to create a seamless and integrated care experience for individuals throughout the province. The HHT is co-chaired by […]Continue readingHamilton Health Team builds on success of local partnerships
Earlier this year, the MOHLTC announced plans to make changes to the current health care system. The Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch has been involved in discussions specific to potential systems changes to improve care for individuals experiencing mental health and substance use issues. We joined with key community and hospital partners, and together […]Continue readingOntario Health Teams (OHT): New Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) Plan to Better Connect the Health Care System
Canadian Mental Health Association – Hamilton Branch calls for new mental health promotion strategy to get out in front of mental illness. To mark its 68th annual Mental Health Week, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) calls for a national mental health promotion strategy to help shore up Canadians’ mental health in the face of […]Continue readingSchools teach music, math and coding—why not empathy, tenacity and self-esteem?
CMHA National is pleased to unveil the closing project of CMHA’s 100th anniversary year – a historical video that tells the story of our organization’s first century. It is not just your average “commercial,” the 2-minute video is a simply told “about us” piece that shows how CMHA came to be and the role we […]Continue readingCMHA video: 100 Years at the Forefront