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Ontario’s CMHAs call for significant funding increase to community mental health and addictions this Bell Let’s Talk Day

Ontario’s CMHAs call for significant funding increase to community mental health and addictions this Bell Let’s Talk Day

Jan. 25, 2023 – Canadian Mental Health Associations (CMHAs) across Ontario are calling on the province for a substantial, immediate and ongoing base funding increase for the community mental health and addiction sector on this Bell Let’s Talk Day. This year’s Bell Let’s Talk Day is focused on committing to significant action to create positive change in mental health and…

Friendly Callers – 2SLGBTQ+ Seniors Advisory Committee Expression of Interest

The Friendly Callers – 2SLGBTQ+ (Two Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, and other identities within the community) Older Adults and Seniors Advisory Committee consists of individuals ages 55+ who live within the Thames Valley Region. The purpose of the committee is to provide strategic planning, advice, and expertise in the implementation of a Supportive Friendly Callers program for 2SLGBTQ+…

Inclement Weather – December 15, 2022

Due to inclement weather, the following sites are closed:  Strathroy  Woodstock Tillsonburg Exeter  Goderich These sites will not offer in-person services. Some phone services may still be available, including Woodstock Crisis.  If you are in need of immediate assistance, call Reach Out at  1-866-933-2023.  As of 9:00 am, 200 Queens Ave, London Coffee House, My Sisters’ Place, and the Crisis…

Holiday Hours | Horaire des Fêtes | 2022

Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Centre 648 Huron St., London  The Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Centre will be open 24/7 with no closures.  Le Centre de crise liée à la santé mentale ou à la dépendance  | 648 rue Huron, London Le Centre de crise liée à la santé mentale ou à la dépendance sera ouvert 24/7 sans fermeture Crisis…

National Addictions Awareness Week

National Addictions Awareness Week

November 20-26, 2022 During the week of November 20-26, we joined the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) in recognizing National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). NAAW highlights solutions to help address the harms related to alcohol and other drug use. It provides an opportunity to learn more about prevention, talk about treatment and recovery, and develop solutions. This…

Program Spotlight: Elgin Homelessness Prevention Team

We are excited to be highlighting our Homelessness Prevention Team in Elgin County! The Elgin Homelessness Prevention Team has operated in some capacity for nearly 10 years through legacy organization CMHA Elgin and its partnership with the City of St. Thomas. The Team is comprised of four staff providing system navigation and addiction and mental health support: Diane Ingram, Ashley…

Acknowledging this Season of Celebrations

A Message from Our Co-CEOs: As the cold weather approaches, the days get shorter, and 2022 draws to an end, we often may enter a period of calm and reflection.  This time allows us to think about the past year and the challenges and opportunities that have come our way.  We are pleased to have been able to serve our…