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
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?
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
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