News & Announcements

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…

All Parties Falling Short On Promises To Solve The Opioid Crisis

Promises by all parties fail to go far enough to address the opioid crisis that has claimed at least 10,440 lives since 2016. Imagine party leaders making tour stops in places like Kapuskasing, Parry Sound, Goderich or Renfrew only to find the entire population of these communities have been wiped out. This would be the case if you consider these…

My Sisters’ Place Announces Annual Run for Women in Support of Women’s Mental Health

Part of the LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™ program May 17, 2022, LONDON – My Sisters’ Place and Shoppers Drug Mart are proud to announce the 10th annual LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™ Run for Women. This will be the fifth year My Sisters’ Place has partnered with Shoppers Drug Mart for the Run for Women program. The…