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
CMHA Kootenays is seeking to engage in the services of a Janitor/Contractor for several of our Cranbrook locations. Please submit your response package by Feb 28 2018. 2018 Call of Expression Janitorial ServicesContinue readingJanitorial Services – Call for Expressions
Do you make less than $30,000 per year as a single person or $40,000 as a couple or single parent with children and have a simple tax situation and require assistance? Bring all the required papers to 300 – 1000 21st Ave N in Cranbrook. We are located behind the Canadian Mental Health Association for […]Continue readingIncome Tax Season is here….do you require assistance?
safeTalk will be offered every second Tuesday of the month commencing February 13 2018 from 6:30pm to 10:00pm. safeTalk is a 3 hour training that provides suicide alertness. Participants will learn to: Identify people who may have thoughts of suicide, Ask them directly about the possibility of suicide, Connect them to community supports and resources […]Continue readingSuicide Alertness Training available every 2nd Tuesday of the month
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24 has consistently supported the community for decades with a tradition of donating funds to organizations and charities who collectively make Cranbrook a better community. The Legion raises funds through a variety of programs and activities which individually do not realize great amounts of money but collectively add up to […]Continue readingCMHA Kootenays receives donation from Cranbrook Legion
A Cranbrook employment group wants to improve access to services for job seekers. EK Employment will be hosting an outreach service at the Salvation Army’s Key City office and the Community Connections Society starting next week. Client Services Leader Kerstin Renner says the bi-weekly sessions should make job hunting easier for residents. “Our office is […]Continue readingEK Employment Services to start outreach services in the Community
Volunteer Kootenays is a program offered by CMHA Kootenays and is in need of volunteers to assist in running some some of our programs. Below is a brief description of the age requirement of the volunteer and the duties for each program. If you want to volunteer or for more information please call 250.426.8019 Crisis […]Continue readingVolunteers Needed
Members of the newly formed East Kootenay Sexualized Assault Response Team (EK-SART) sign the protocol officially launching the program. Left to right: Nancy Reid, Director of Women’s Services, CMHA Kootenays; Carey Fraser, CMHA Kootenays; Katie Chave, Community Based Victim Service Worker, Summit Community Services; Chanin Murray, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Interior Health; Const. Katie […]Continue readingEK-SART launches after years of planning
Thank you to the Canadian Women’s Foundation partners Winners/HomeSense for their most generous donation. This donation is from the proceeds of the Canadian Women’s Foundation’s Annual Campaign to End Violence Against Women. This campaign raised a national total of $1.5 million, and was divided amongst 450 shelters for women who have experienced violence across Canada. […]Continue readingA CMHA Kootenays Thank You!