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On June 10 is Action Anxiety Day
23 May 2024

June 10, 2024, June 10 is Action Anxiety Day, a national awareness and education day lead by Anxiety Canada to help people learn about anxiety, reduce stigma, raise awareness, dispel…

June is Buddy Up Month
23 May 2024

During the month of June, the Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division joins organizations across Canada in recognizing Buddy Up month, which promotes authentic conversations among men and their…

May 24 is Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day
22 May 2024

May 24 is Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day. Three percent of the population will experience psychosis. One in 100 people will be diagnosed with schizophrenia. But while attitudes toward mental…

CMHA NS Division releases annual C.A.S.T. report
22 May 2024

C.A.S.T. is an acronym for Communities Addressing Suicide Together Suicide is an urgent public health issue in Nova Scotia. While it is a complex issue involving biological, psychological, social, cultural,…

June THRIVE Workshops now open for registration
21 May 2024

The Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division is proud to announce our June THRIVE workshops. THRIVE is an innovative, safe, and welcoming learning space that provides free courses designed…

Building Compassionate Communities Speaker Series videos now available
12 May 2024

CMHA Mental Health Week is over but you can continue the conversation all year long. This year, Mental Health Week was all about compassion. Our Speaker Series, Building Compassionate was…

Join CMHA NS Division as we observe Red Dress Day on May 5th
5 May 2024

Content warning: This message refers to colonial and gender-based violence. CMHA Nova Scotia Division recognizes May 5 as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls…

Thank you to HHB for helping us bridge the gap in mental health programming
4 May 2024

In photo from left, Karn Nichols, Executive Director of CMHA NS Division, and Tony Wright, CEO, Halifax Harbour Bridges.] From flying banners on the Macdonald Bridge, to calendars to the…

Thank you GFL
3 May 2024

In photo from left are, Erin Christie, Communications and Community Engagement Lead, CMHA NS Division, Karn Nichols, Executive Director, CMHA NS Division, Kait MacLeod, Dispatcher and staff liason, Full Circle…

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