Montreal, November 2, 2020- The Canadian Mental Health Association – Montreal branch would like to commend the Quebec government’s investment of $100 million in mental health services, as announced today by the Junior Health Minister, Lionel Carmant. During a press conference, mister Lionel Carmant acknowledged the importance to improve frontline services in order to facilitate the access […]Continue readingMajor investment for mental health in Quebec
The pandemic has changed the way we lead our lives, including how we gather. This year, the 5th annual MH4A Conference will be held LIVE on an online, customized platform. Have access to the experience anywhere you are, LIVE on the day, and on demand for a full year after. Plus, enjoy networking features like you’ve […]Continue readingCMHA Virtual conference 2020 – Hope in an age of uncertainty
Where does resilience come from? The concept of resilience, like the concept of stress, comes from physical sciences. If stress is the force exerted on a material, then resilience is the way that a material bends under pressure without breaking, before eventually returning to its initial state. Think of the fable of the oak and […]Continue readingHow do you cultivate resilience?
These days the emphasis is on staying healthy physically, but that doesn’t mean neglecting the effects COVID-19 might be having on your mental health. First and foremost, bear in mind that this is not a normal situation, so it can generate feelings you don’t normally have. If you’re feeling more anxious or worried than usual, […]Continue readingLooking after your mental health in times of crisis
You may be feeling cut off from the rest of the world and sidelined by the current situation. But it’s important to remember that the isolation measures now in place are designed to protect everyone, especially people who are over 70 or have underlying health conditions. So try not to look at it as being […]Continue readingMaking the Most of Staying Home
Following the government’s recommendations regarding the pandemic, the CMHA-Montreal Branch team has adopted an indefinite telework arrangement. Our offices will be closed until further notice and our programs have been revised to meet remote needs. Please note that you can reach us by email and that if you need help, we invite you to contact […]Continue readingTogether, even when we’re apart!