Annual General Meeting Minutes 2021

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.

2022-2023 Slate of Nominees to the Board of Directors

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.

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- 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.

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.

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 …

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.

2022 Audited Financial Statement

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 – 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.

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.

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®

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.

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-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.

Richard’s Legacy – Facebook Page and Contact

Survivors of suicide loss – If you have been affected by the death of a loved one by suicide and need someone to talk to, please reach out. We meet one on one and also in a support group where the surroundings are safe and comfortable. You are not alone. Call: 709-726-4223 Email: tgdavies99@gmail.com

Self-Care Bingo

A TOOL TO HELP GUIDE SELF-CARE ACTIVITIES

Self-care is considered any deliberate activity that supports our mental, emotional, and physical health. By taking time to care for yourself, you can better cope with anxiety and stress, and help improve your overall wellbeing. Additionally, when you take time to meet your own needs, you will be better able to care for others. Use these stackable bingo prompts to get started. Try one or all. Create your own. Start small. Remember: self-care is not selfish.

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