2012

September 21, 2012 – CMHA-NL would like to invite you to a special information session focused on mental health issues affecting children and their families.

Helping Kids Inside & Out
Date: October 3rd, 2012
Time: 7:15pm to 8:30pm
Location: Inco Innovation Center, Room IIC2001
Memorial University, St.John’s (FREE parking in lot 15B)

For more information, click here to view the poster.

September 13, 2012 – 

Mindscapes 2012

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week 2012, CMHA-NL is holding our annual Mindscapes Exhibit and Gala. For more details about these events, click here to visit our Special Events page.

We are pleased to announce that Bell Aliant is sponsoring CMHA-NL’s Mindscapes Exhibit and Gala again this year. For more details, click here to read the press release.

CMHA-NL will also be holding our Annual General Meeting 2011-2012 on October 5th. Click here for more details.

September 7, 2012 – CMHA-NL is now accepting nominations for our annual Mental Health Leadership Award. Click here for more details.

September 4, 2012 – CMHA-NL would like to invite you to two upcoming events that are taking place in Corner Brook.

September 13th – The Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk and Vigil has been postponed from its original Sept. 10th date due to weather conditions. The Walk will now be held in Corner Brook on Thursday, September 13th, 2012 starting at 7PM. For more details, please click here to download the poster, or contact Mary at 634-3821 or Sandie at 634-1006.

November 8th – CMHA-NL in partnership with CMHI, CHANNAL, Western Health and the Schizophrenia Society would like you to save the date for the No Stress Fest at the Pepsi Centre in Corner Brook on November 8th.  For more details, please click here to download the poster.

August 31, 2012 –

Mental Illness Awareness Week is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness.

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week 2012, CMHA-NL is holding our annual Mindscapes Exhibit from September 28th to October 3rd in the Rogue Gallery at Eastern Edge, 72 Harbour Drive, St. John’s.

Mindscapes features works of art by persons with lived experience of mental illness. The theme of this year’s exhibit is “Perspectives of Recovery” and it will showcase selected works from artists across Newfoundland and Labrador.

For details about the Mindscapes opening reception and exhibit viewing times, click here to download the poster. For more information about the Mindscapes Exhibit, please call 738-2182.

 

Past News

July 11, 2012

CMHA-NL is currently seeking artists living with or recovering from mental illness and/or addictions to enter the annual Mindscapes exhibit and auction. The theme of our 2012 exhibition is “Perspectives of Recovery.”

For more information, please click here or on the image above to download  the details and guidelines (PDF).

Submission Form (PDF)

Form must be submitted by July 31, 2012

If you have questions about Mindscapes, please contact Roger Baggs at 738-2182, toll free 1-877-753-8550, ext 3.

June 8, 2012 – Starting on Monday, June 11, 2012, CMHA-NL will be operating on a summer schedule. Our summer office hours will be 8:30 AM to 4 PM, Monday to Friday. We will return to our regular operating hours of 8:30 to 4:30 on Monday, September 17th, 2012.

May 7 – 13, 2012 – During Mental Health Week (May 7 – 13), CMHA-NL held various events throughout the province to celebrate the theme of “Mental Health For All.” Click here to visit our new Mental Health Week page for more details or contact us.

April 12, 2012 – On May 27th, CMHA-NL and the Bay St. George’s Women’s Centre are holding a Walk and Roll Event in Stephenville, NL, as part of the national Defeat Depression campaign. Select one of the links below for more information.

Brochure (PDF)

Poster (PDF)

Defeat Depression Stephenville site

 

March 26, 2012 – During Mental Health Week 2012 (May 7 – 13), join CMHA-NL as we hold a day filled with wellness and fun to celebrate the theme of “Mental Health For All.”

RELAX!
A Mind, Body, Spirit Day Retreat

Date: Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
Time: 8:30 AM to 4 PM
Location: Holiday Inn, St. John’s, NL
Click here or on the image above to download and view the RELAX! Retreat Poster.

The RELAX! Retreat will feature presentations on health and well-being with topics such as work-life balance, nutrition, fitness, meditation, self-expression, and more!

Download the registration form and information on fees and presenters

Additional details about speakers and topics will be posted here when they become available.

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 20th

Registration fee includes lunch and nutritional breaks. Please note that seating for the RELAX! Retreat is limited and open to registered individuals only. The deadline for registration and payment is April 20th, 2012.

For questions about the retreat, registration, or payment, or inquiries about accommodations or dietary requests, please contact Beverley Hiscock, CMHA-NL Events Manager, at (709) 738-2179

 

March 20, 2012 – A number of media outlets  in the province have covered the opening of CMHA-NL’s new regional offices in Stephenville and Grand Falls – Windsor. To access these news items, click here to visit our Media page.

March 14, 2012 – One of CMHA-NL’s new regional offices held its grand opening in Stephenville on March 13th, and the Western Star was there to report on the story. Click here to read “Mental health regional office welcomed in Stephenville” on the Western Star website.

March 7, 2012 – During Mental Health Week (May 7 – 13, 2012), mark your calendars for a special CMHA-NL event:

RELAX!
A Mind, Body, Spirit Day Retreat
Date: Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
Location: Holiday Inn, St. John’s, NL
On May 9th, join CMHA-NL as we hold a day filled with wellness and fun to celebrate the theme of “Mental Health for All.” The RELAX! Retreat will feature presentations on health and well-being with topics such as work-life balance, nutrition, fitness, meditation, self-expression, and more!

Seating for the RELAX! Retreat is limited. Information on presenters, registration, and fees is forthcoming, and will be posted on the CMHA-NL website when it becomes available.

March 6, 2012 –

CMHA-NL Regional Offices – Grand Opening

You are invited to the grand openings of our new regional offices in Stephenville (2 – 4 PM, March 13th) and Grand Falls – Windsor (2 – 4 PM, March 15th). For more information, please click here to download the invitation (PDF).

HOT SOUP, COOL JAZZ 2012

April 17th

On Tuesday, April 17th starting at 5 PM at the St. John’s Convention Centre, join us for Hot Soup, Cool Jazz, an annual event that raises awareness and funds in support of CMHA-NL and other organizations who are working to fight youth homelessness and poverty in our community. The evening will feature a gourmet soup competition, jazz music, and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $95 each. For more information on Hot Soup, Cool Jazz, click here or on the image above to download and view the poster. and to purchase tickets, please contact Beverley Hiscock at (709)738-2179.

January 13, 2012 – CMHA-NL’s new regional offices in Grand Falls-Windsor and Stephenville are now open. Click here for the contact information for each CMHA-NL location.

January 11, 2012 – Better Days is a new nonprofit, peer-to-peer support society for those living with bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses in the St. John’s area. To learn more about their work, including their support groups, workshops, and other offerings, click here to visit their website.

If you would like more information on any of the above news, please contact us.