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Donate to CMHA NS and give the gift of hope
1 December 2023

Hope — it’s hard to feel well or get well without hope.  Hope represents a path forward.  But for those who are struggling with their mental health, it can be…

Winter Weather and Mental Health
1 December 2023

Studies show that extreme weather changes can negatively affect mental health. During times of extreme cold, people tend to stay inside more and detach from their regular activities. This form…

Protect your mental health this holiday season
1 December 2023

Holiday magic.  Although it’s real for some, the magic can also be a thin veneer, hiding challenging emotions that can come along with the celebrations — in fact, 52% of…

CMHA NS welcomes the creation of 9-8-8, the three-digit suicide prevention line
30 November 2023

PRESS RELEASE: Beginning today, people anywhere in Canada can call and text 9-8-8 if they are thinking about suicide or are worried about someone who is. 9-8-8 is a national…

CMHA NS welcomes new community suicide prevention program coordinator
24 November 2023

ANNOUNCEMENT  Karn Nichols, Executive Director of the Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division [CMHA NS], is pleased to announce the appointment of Shaylene Googoo [She/Her/Elle] to the role of…

Zed Charity Golf Classic raises $21,501 for THRIVE
23 November 2023

In photo from left, Mike Bardsley, COO, Triangle Strategies, Robert Zed, Chair and CEO, Triangle Strategies and Founder of the Zed Charity Golf Classic, Karn Nichols, Executive Director, CMHA NS…

Thank you to the Halifax Harbour Bridges
20 November 2023

In photo from left, Macpass Miles runners, Nitasha Nijhawan, Josh Levy, Communications Manager, Halifax Harbour Bridges, Karn Nichols, Executive Director, CMHA NS Division. Thank you from the bottom of our…

Mark your calendar. Giving Tuesday is November 28.
29 October 2023

On November 28 join us in supporting mental health as we participate in GivingTuesday. In the same way that Black Friday opens the shopping season, GivingTuesday opens the giving season,…

November 22 is National Housing Day
29 October 2023

This National Housing Day, join CMHA Nova Scotia Division in declaring that housing is a human right. On November 22, CMHA Nova Scotia Division joins communities and organizations nationwide to…

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