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
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!
Time to work on your outside voice! Get ready to Get Loud this May 1-7 for the 66th annual CMHA Mental Health Week.Continue readingGet ready to #GETLOUD for CMHA Mental Health Week
Vancouver, B.C. – It seems there is a lot more uncertainty in the world today: government leaders around the globe divide opinions, concerns of terrorism are on the rise, and bigger policy changes are happening in many Western countries. It’s on the news, across social media platforms, in conversations with family, friends, and co-workers. The […]Continue readingFinding hope in uncertain times: Five tips on coping with change
Today, at the Healthy Minds Healthy Campuses Summit in Vancouver, TELUS announced the donation of its new iOS mindfulness app, thinkFull, to CMHA bCContinue readingTelus donates youth-focused mental health app to CMHA
The Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division (CMHA BC) and the British Columbia Municipal Safety Association (BCMSA) have partnered to offer a suite of workplace mental health awareness and training courses to BCMSA members across the province. CMHA has adapted three courses to meet the needs of local governments. Safe and Sound: Building and Sustaining […]Continue readingJoining forces to build psychologically safe and healthy municipalities
BC Budget: $140 million in targeted investment offers valuable opportunity to act #b4stage4 The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) welcomes the Province’s commitment to mental health and addictions care following yesterday’s announcement of a $140 million package of measures aimed at improving child and youth mental health in BC schools, homes, and communities. This follows […]Continue readingCMHA BC welcomes Budget 2017’s stronger focus on mental health and addictions