CMHA NS Division and Farm Safety Nova Scotia are currently seeking facilitators for our new virtual peer support group for farmers and agricultural workers to support the We Talk. We Grow. Blueprint for a Mental Health Action Plan. Facilitators are responsible for guiding a weekly virtual peer support group with a focus on ensuring groups […]Continue readingCMHA NS Division and Farm Safety Nova Scotia seeking facilitators for Fill Yer Boots! We Talk. We Grow peer support group
Striving for a healthy balance between the demands on your life in and out of the workplace means setting clear boundaries, and that usually requires assertive behavior. However, some people find it difficult to set those boundaries — especially in the workplace. They may find it hard to ask for what they want, or they […]Continue readingDo you find it hard to ask your employer for what you need at work? Our At-Work team can help!
“The pandemic really highlighted how many people are struggling,” said Drover. “And not just that, but that we need to talk about it and normalize those conversations.” – Michelle Drover, Vice President of Premiere Mortgage Atlantic With so many Atlantic Canadians hit hard by the COVID-19 Pandemic, Michelle Drover believes CMHA’s work is more important […]Continue readingAtlantic Mortgage Brokers raise $16,009 for CMHA NS
The Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division (CMHA NS) today welcomed a donation of $10,000 made by Betsy Eisner of Truro, Nova Scotia. Eisner raised the funds through her “Vaccinated” button campaign, which she launched in April, 2021. Eisner says the initiative was designed to promote the importance of the vaccine roll-out while helping […]Continue readingTruro woman donates “Vaccinated” button campaign proceeds to CMHA NS
We are in a world where there is a lot of pressure on women. There are more options, but many feel more disconnected than ever. Connections are a big part of wellness. It is through a foundation of strong connections that we can gain the confidence and skills we need to overcome barriers and reach […]Continue readingJoin the Squad!
CMHA NS Division and Community CARES Youth Outreach are currently seeking facilitators for the Women’s Empowerment Squad, a new peer support group for those who identify as female, ages 18 and over. This group will meet in person, following COVID safe protocol, at 55 King St., Sydney Mines, NS. The sessions will require some preparation […]Continue readingLooking for a way to build your leadership skills and connect with your community? Become a CMHA peer support facilitator
Housing Support Worker | Trustee, Project H.O.P.E (Housing Outreach Peer Empowerment) The Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division is looking for a passionate and self-motivated individual to join the Project H.O.P.E (Housing Outreach Peer Empowerment) team as a Housing Support Worker | Trustee, for a six-month contract with possibility for renewal. ABOUT CMHA NS: […]Continue readingWe’re Hiring
There is no health without mental health. One in 5 Canadians lives with a mental illness. But 5 in 5 — that’s everyone, has mental health. The Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division (CMHA NS) promotes positive mental health all year round, and we are proud to join organizations around the world in highlighting […]Continue readingOct. 3 – 9 is Mental Illness Awareness Week
Health and safety are more than just physical. From October 1 to October 31, organizations from coast to coast participate in Canada’s Healthy Workplace month, (CHWM), a national initiative that focuses on raising awareness around the importance of workplace mental health. The Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division (CMHA NS) is proud to support […]Continue readingOctober is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month
In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division brought three mental health advocates together (virtually) to explore and demystify suicide and their unique journeys to recovery and wellness. The three panelists — ranging from a 60-year-old lawyer to a 23-year-old social work grad and writer — shared stories […]Continue readingDid you miss Voices of Hope? Watch it here and help us continue the conversation