Talking to Teens About Mental Health – CMHA-BC
CMHA-BC has compiled a resource on how to talk to teenagers about their mental health. This page includes a pdf document (below) to help facilitate the who, what, when and where’s of open communication with teens. This page also contains a downloadable PDF pamphlet.
Open Mind – Youth Mental Health Tools and Resources
The transition between youth and adulthood can be overwhelming for those who may face new experiences, challenges, and pressures. With the addition of a global pandemic, resources for physicians, parents, teachers, and youth are more necessary than ever. Open Mind BC has a wealth of information and support services.
CMHA National- Mental Illnesses Brochures
Mental illnesses and disorders are complex and varied. Find brochures and information on specific illnesses for all ages, from children to seniors.
Children, Youth and Anxiety
Anxiety is a normal and expected response to a threat. It’s what helps you notice danger and keeps you safe until a threat passes. Threats are not just about physical safety. Threats can include conflict at home, deadlines or expectations at school, or fitting in with social groups. This brochure includes info for parents and caregivers …
Mental Health and Substance Abuse – Youth
A spotlight on Youth experiencing mental health issues, increased substance abuse. Resources and contacts for how to cope.
CMHA National – Children, Youth and Depression
While we may think of low mood or other challenges as adult problems, they can affect people at any age. Children and teens can experience mental illnesses like depression.
Returning to A Shared Workspace: Toolkit
RETURNING TO A SHARED WORKSPACE: A psychological toolkit for transitioning to a new normal
Marketing and communication coordinator
Reporting to CMHA-NL’s Chief Executive Officer, this position is responsible for all marketing and communications for CMHA-NL. In addition, the position also assists with the various fundraising and awareness events throughout the year. The successful candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule which may include some evenings and weekends.
2022 Annual Report
Annual General Meeting Minutes 2021
2022 Audited Financial Statement
2022-2023 Slate of Nominees to the Board of Directors
Buddy Up Campaign Tool Kit
Buddy Up a men’s suicide prevention communication campaign.
Embracing Experiences – Full Report
Embracing Experiences’ is an independent public report, sponsored and funded by CMHA-NL. At its heart are the words of 40 people with lived experience who were interviewed about their experiences with mental health and addictions services in Newfoundland and Labrador. This is the full report.
Preventing Suicide – CMHA National Pamphlet
Talking about suicide won’t give them the idea. If someone is seriously considering suicide, they may be relieved that they can talk about it. Read more at www.cmha.ca.
Embracing Experiences – Community Report
Embracing Experiences’ is an independent public report, sponsored and funded by CMHA-NL. At its heart are the words of 40 people with lived experience who were interviewed about their experiences with mental health and addictions services in Newfoundland and Labrador. This is a summary of the full report.
Embracing Experiences – Companion Documents
Embracing Experiences’ is an independent public report, sponsored and funded by CMHA-NL. These are the background documents for the project: Recruitment Poster, Consent Form, Interview Guide and Coding Definitions.
CIPSRT – How to Support a Co-Worker Experiencing Mental Health Issues
The Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment launched a new guide to help support public safety personnel (PSP) experiencing mental health issues. This guide includes signs to look for, how to offer support, and how to approach the conversation of mental health with your peers.
50 Ways to Stay Mentally Healthy While Social Distancing
The CMHA has compiled a list of 50 ideas to keep your mind off social distancing ad other limiting circumstances, and on positive distractions for your mental health.
BounceBack is a free, guided self-help program effective in helping adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry. Participants can customize their own program, learn ways to overcome their symptoms and improve their mental well-being now and in the future. Available to Newfoundland and Labrador residents in English and in French.
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.