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
STATEMENT: The Canadian Mental Health Association, Nova Scotia Division [CMHA NS Division] was pleased to see the strong references to mental health care in the Speech from the Throne delivered by Lt.-Gov. Arthur LeBlanc on October 12,2021. Through the speech, the provincial government has committed to investing in universal mental health care, to reduce wait […]Continue readingCMHA pleased to see government commitment to universal mental health care
MEDIA RELEASE – The Weston Family Foundation is donating $3 million to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) to expand access to BounceBack, a free, guided mental health self-help program. The funding will extend the national program for an additional three years and help BounceBack better meet the specific needs of youth and underserved groups, especially Indigenous peoples, Black people, people […]Continue readingWeston Family Foundation donates $3 million to CMHA National to support the mental health of youth and underserved populations
MEDIA RELEASE — CMHA Halifax Dartmouth is proud to announce the return of their signature fundraising event, The Mosaic for Mental Health Art Exhibition & Sale. The event, which includes a record 925 pieces, kicks off October 15 at noon and runs until October 31. Artworks can be purchased online through the ‘Mosaic Market’ at […]Continue readingMosaic for Mental Health Art Exhibition & Sale is back this Friday
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
The Canadian Mental Health Association NS Division and Community Cares Youth Outreach are proud to launch a new mental health peer support group with the aim of getting men talking. The Other Guys, will run every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 55 King St., Sydney Mines, NS. beginning Oct.21, 2021. This group […]Continue readingNeed a place to talk? Join The Other Guys