Have you always wanted to help those struggling, those in crisis, but do not know where to start or you don’t have the training to help? We’ve got you covered! The Crisis Line is accepting potential volunteers for training: *October 21, 22, 29 and 30th. *9am-5pm. *Cost $45.00 includes materials. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register. […]Continue readingCrisis Line Volunteer Training – Oct 21,22,29 and 30 2019
You won’t want to miss this opportunity: Our Cranbrook office is offering the Mental Health First Aid Basic Course – October 3rd and 4th. Check out this link to register: https://www.mhfa.ca/…/basic-2019-10-03-brooke-belkin-natali… MHFA Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This courses focuses on the four most common mental health disorders […]Continue readingMental Health First Aid – Basic Training Oct 3 & 4 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
MHFA Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This courses focuses on the four most common mental health disorders including substance related, mood related, anxiety and trauma related, and psychotic disorders. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with their family, friends, communities, […]Continue readingMental Health First Aid Training