Help BC become an accessible province for everyone. The BC Government is developing new laws, standards and policies to better support people with disabilities. We believe BC’s accessibility standards must ensure inclusive services and spaces for everyone – regardless of whether their disability is mental or physical. Let’s ensure that people with mental health and […]Continue readingAccessibility through Legislation
Need a new or used vehicle? Check out Spring Honda – Cranbrook as they have partnered with Canadian Mental Health Association for the Kootenays to help those in need this Christmas with essential items. For every vehicle sold until December 6 2019, Spring Honda will be donating $50 towards an essential items box. For more […]Continue readingSpring Honda to donate to Christmas Essential Items Box
We are pleased to share our Impact Report for 2019, entitled Stronger Together. As human beings, we are literally stronger – and healthier – when we’re in connection. It is at the core of what allows us to thrive, as individuals and as a collective. And it is at the core of CMHA. Our organization is […]Continue readingStronger Together – Impact Report 2019
Natural disasters affect us all. If you are feeling stressed or anxious, you are not alone. The Crisis Line is available to offer support and resources. Call 1.888.353.2273. Resiliency, empowerment, and resources are the Crisis Line’s mandate to help callers deal with stress and anxiety around this issue. Pro-activity, problem-solving, and introducing new coping skills […]Continue readingCoping with Natural Disaster Stress
CMHA Kootenays Annual General Meeting has been changed to August 19 2019 at 6:00pm. This event will take place at 200 – 1000 21st Ave N Cranbrook, BC and is open to all members. If you are a voting member and unable to attend, please click, print, complete and return a Proxy Appointment Proxy Procedures: […]Continue readingAnnual General Meeting – August 19 2019 6:00pm
With the fire and flood seasons upon us we need to prepare for the unfortunate natural disaster that may occur. Here are some tips that may help you cope with the stress of the situation. Resiliency, empowerment, and resources are the Crisis Line’s mandate to help callers deal with stress and anxiety around this issue. […]Continue readingCoping through a Natural Disaster Emergency?
The College of the Rockies is hosting a Spin for Mental Health event on Bell’s Let’s Talk day – Thursday January 31st with donations going to Canadian Mental Health Association for the Kootenays. There is a minimum donation of $10 per rider. There will be three spin classes run by Kootenay Life Cycle in the […]Continue readingSpin for Mental Health – January 31 2019
The Kootenay Haven Transition House has received a donation from the Canadian Women’s Foundation Annual Campaign to End Violence against Women. The campaign is in partnership with Winners / HomeSense and took place in May 2018. To learn more about the campaign and how you can help end violence, please visit https://www.canadianwomen.org/campaign-to-end-violence/ Many thanks to all […]Continue readingWinners / HomeSense Donation is Greatly Appreciated!
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence Film Screening “A Better Man” will be held on December 6 2018 at 6:00pm College of the Rockies – Cranbrook Campus Room 250. A trailer for the film can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDm2-4e69H0. This film is about a woman who interviews an ex-partner who physically abused her, […]Continue reading16 Days of Activism Film Screening
On February 28th the Kootenay ICE game is dedicated to our Association for the Talk Today campaign. Talk Today is a mental health education program designed for the BC Hockey League (BCHL) players and their supporters, to learn about mental health and increase their skills in order to help players who may be struggling or […]Continue readingFeb 28 2018 is Kootenay ICE and Talk Today