Government of Canada to announce funding to support mental health for post-secondary students May 5, 2022, Fredericton, N.B. – Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, will announce funding for a project led by the Canadian Mental Health […]Continue readingGovernment of Canada to announce funding to support mental health for post-secondary students
Most Canadians worry COVID will never go away New research shows chronic stress taking toll on individuals and organizations Mar. 1, 2022 – Far from feeling the pandemic is over, most people in Canada are stressed about what’s next, with 64% worried about new variants and 57% worried about COVID-19 circulating in the population for […]Continue readingMost Canadians worry COVID will never go away
Strategic Planning 2022 2022 is an exciting year at CMHA of NB! We are planning our future and we want input from you, as a consumer, as a client, as a community partner, as a mental health advocate, as a person with lived experience, as a care giver of someone living with mental health issues, […]Continue readingHelp us help YOU!
Musicians come together in support of mental health with a new album of inspired songs about resiliency. Fredericton, February 1, 2021 – The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick (CMHA of NB) presents Music for the Mind, an album featuring new music from some of New Brunswick’s best and newest performers. It is […]Continue readingMusicians come together in support of mental health with a new album of inspired songs about resiliency.
Bell Let’s Talk Day is Thursday, January 28 and we’re joining in to help drive progress in mental health. COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our lives, including our mental health. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 38% of Canadians say their mental health has declined due to COVID-19, and people already struggling with […]Continue readingBell Let’s Talk Day
The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick and the Province of New Brunswick Department of Health introduces BounceBack® to New Brunswick Fredericton, January 19, 2021 – The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick (CMHA of NB) and the Department of Health today announced the introduction of CMHA of NB’s BounceBack® program to New […]Continue readingBounceBack now in New Brunswick
Despair and suicidal feelings deepen as pandemic wears on New nationwide survey finds Atlantic Canadians’ mental health eroding New Brunswick (December 3, 2020) – The second wave of the pandemic has intensified feelings of stress and anxiety, causing alarming levels of despair, suicidal thoughts and hopelessness in the Atlantic Canada population. This, according to […]Continue readingDespair and suicidal feelings deepen as pandemic wears on
MENTAL ILLNESS IS NOT A CRIME. MENTAL WELLNESS CHECKS MUST BE A HEALTH-CARE RESPONSE, NOT A LAW-ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE For immediate release (June 30, 2020) – The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick (CMHA of NB) is concerned by the deaths of individuals experiencing a mental health crisis in New Brunswick and across Canada, stemming […]Continue readingMENTAL ILLNESS IS NOT A CRIME. MENTAL WELLNESS CHECKS MUST BE A HEALTH-CARE RESPONSE, NOT A LAW-ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE
INTRODUCTION CMHA Mental Health Week started in 1951 to raise awareness for mental health in Canada. Held during the first full week in May, CMHA Mental Health Week is now a popular awareness week. Our provincial offices and branches hold CMHA Mental Health Week events and activities in hundreds of community locations across Canada. CMHA […]Continue readingCMHA Mental Health Week