CMHA recognizes PTSD Awareness Day

CMHA Thames Valley Addiction and Mental Health Services joins individuals and organizations around the world in recognizing PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder) Awareness Day. PTSD Awareness Day was officially recognized for the first time in Ontario by the provincial government in 2019. PTSD is an anxiety disorder involving exposure to a traumatic event which could include crimes, natural disasters, accidents, war…

Newly renovated Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Centre provides seamless, integrated service for individuals in crisis

(LONDON, June 7, 2022) – Individuals in crisis, who are feeling suicidal or experiencing severe symptoms of mental illness, emotional trauma or substance withdrawal will have access to local integrated mental health and addictions care in an accessible, modern space now that renovations are complete at a key location. Renovations at the Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Centre, operated by…

CMHA celebrates Pride

CMHA Thames Valley Addiction and Mental Health Services joins individuals and organizations worldwide to celebrate the history, courage and diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) individuals for Pride Month in June. While Pride festivals across the province recognize Ontario’s vibrant and creative LGBTQ2S+ communities, it’s important to note that LGBTQ individuals continue to face…

Supporting mental health, addiction workers strengthens care for all Ontarians

With the provincial election two days away, Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Thames Valley Addiction and Mental Health Services is encouraging voters to cast their ballot for the party that will most support the mental health and addiction care needs of all Ontarians. CMHA commends all the parties for making mental health and addiction care a prominent issue on the…

Supportive Housing Investment Strengthens People & The Economy

Increasing inflation and home prices have been front and centre in the provincial election campaign. Missing in the debate is the significant economic and mental health impact of investments in “supportive housing.” Canadian Mental Health Association Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services (CMHA TVAMHS), urges party leaders to consider the benefits of supportive housing whenever they speak about home…

L’ACSM souligne la Journée de la robe rouge, la Journée nationale de sensibilisation aux femmes, aux filles et aux personnes bispirituelles (MMIWG2S) autochtones disparues et assassinées

Avertissement lié au contenu : Ce message traite de colonialisme et de violence fondée sur le sexe.    Aujourd’hui, le 5 mai, l’ACSM Thames Valley Services de santé mentale et de traitement des dépendances souligne la Journée nationale de sensibilisation aux femmes, aux filles et aux personnes bispirituelles (MMIWG2S) autochtones disparues et assassinées, aussi appelée #JournéeDeLaRobeRouge. Cette journée honore et commémore…

CMHA recognizes Red Dress Day, the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S)

Content warning: This message refers to colonial and gender-based violence. CMHA Thames Valley Addiction and Mental Health Services recognizes today, May 5, as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S) in Canada, also known as #RedDressDay. Today is a day to honour and remember the Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people…

Holiday Hours | 2021 -2022

Before visiting any location, please review holiday hours.  200 Queens, London: Closed December 27, December 28, and January 3 All services except RAAM are offered by appointment, both virtual and in-person.    200 Queens -RAAM Clinic: Closed December 27, December 28, and January 3 January 4 RAAM will be open all day.    534 Queens, London: Closed December 27, December…

My Sisters’ Place and “This Is Not Home”

My Sisters’ Place has been part of a community-based research project that included six gender-specific low-barrier drop-in programs across Canada called This Is Not Home (TINH). The TINH project explored models of practice & service delivery used by gender-specific, low-barrier drop-in programs for women and gender-diverse people experiencing homelessness/housing precarity in Canada. The goal of the project was to gather…