Canadian Mental Health Association-Newfoundland and Labrador (CMHA-NL), is a provincial division of CMHA—the nationwide leader and champion for mental health. Our mission is to facilitate access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness. CMHA-NL’s provincial head office is located in St. John’s with regional offices located in Grand Falls-Windsor (Central) and Stephenville (Western).

As a not-for-profit organization, we rely on the essential contributions of our members, volunteers, monthly donors, sponsors, and community partners to continue to grow our services and programs across Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Coping With Stress, Anxiety, and Substance Use During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created disruptions in our lives that can cause feelings of stress and anxiety. These feelings are normal.

Male Mental Health

WHY IT MATTERS IN THE WORKPLACE

The stigma of mental illness can be deadly in sectors that are traditionally dominated by men. Historically, heavy manufacturing and construction sites around the world have never been perceived as environments where workers felt comfortable discussing their problems. Find strategies for addressing an often-overlooked health and safety issue in labor-intensive industries.

Plus 65: Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Seniors

This toolkit contains statistics for suicide in seniors, risk factors, prevention, a case study, and more.

Feelings Wheel

A TOOL FOR UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONS

The Feeling Wheel can help people recognize and communicate what they are feeling. The inner circle is labeled with names of primary feelings (mad, sad, scared, joyful, powerful, and peaceful). The outer rings contain names of secondary feelings related to the primary ones. Use the Feelings Wheel, by Gloria Willcox, to describe how you’re feeling.

Self-Esteem Journal

A TOOL TO HELP IMPROVE SELF-ESTEEM

Positive journaling has been found to help improve feelings of well-being and self-esteem. Record three daily statements related to your successes, good qualities, and positive experiences. This worksheet, by TherapistAid.com, is great for those who need ideas to journal about and has been designed with daily prompts, such as “Today I accomplished…” and “Something I did for someone…”.

Self-Care Wheel

A TOOL FOR MANAGING STRESS AND ACHIEVING HAPPINESS

With over 80 self-care exercises and healing modalities, the Self-Care Wheel, by Olga Phoenix, is a great beginning for your personalized, preventative, and sustainable Self-Care plan. Use the Self-Care Wheel below to manage every-day stress, increase contentment and life satisfaction, and learn which areas of your life need improvement.

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