Opinion: Mental Health for All – A Statement on the Waterford Hospital

Dec 17, 2020

Our community has been waiting, watching, and yearning for a change to the Waterford Hospital. There have been statements made, news articles published, and reports written about the hospital: on its physical disrepair, its approach to healthcare, and ideas for change.

Make Nature the Star on Your Wellness Tree

Dec 15, 2020

With the winter season upon us in Newfoundland and Labrador, green spaces are not always easy to come by; however, when prepared for the elements, time spent in the great outdoors can still benefit our mental health.

BounceBack Now Available in NL

Nov 18, 2020

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. Through telephone coaching and a selection of skill-building workbooks to choose from, participants can customize their own program, learn ways to overcome their symptoms and improve their mental well-being now and in the future.

Annual General Meeting 2020

Aug 13, 2020

View the Annual Report and AGM materials here. Join us virtually for AGM 2020 on Thursday, September 17 at 2:30 PM.

CMHA-NL Board of Directors Search – 2020

Jun 1, 2020


CEO John Abbott Granted Leave

Jun 1, 2020

Paul Fifield to be acting CEO as of June 8, 2020.

Mental Health Leadership Award

Jun 1, 2020

The Mental Health Leadership Award honours a mental health service provider, researcher, or community leader for excellence in mental health leadership within Newfoundland and Labrador.

NL Mental Health and Addictions Program Evaluation

May 14, 2020

***Call for Participants: CLOSED*** This program evaluation will help advance CMHA-NL’s Public Reporting Project with data-driven and evidence-based evaluation. The purpose of this evaluation is to identify gaps in mental health and addictions services…

Data says NLers are anxious, crave real connection

May 4, 2020

75 per cent of Atlantic Canadians who were asked “how are you?” rely on “I’m fine, thanks” to express how they’re doing, despite the fact that they are feeling more negative emotions than positive ones these days (61% negative vs. 39% positive). The data were released to mark Canada’s 69th annual Mental Health Week, which runs May 4-10, 2020.

Call for Nominations: 2020 Mental Health Awards

Mar 20, 2020

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 29, 2020*** CMHA-NL invites nominations for the 2020 Mental Health Research Scholarship Mental Health Media, and Pottle Awards.

COVID-19: News and Resources (March 2020)

Mar 17, 2020

To lower the risk of exposure and spread of COVID-19 to our community, staff, volunteers, and program participants, ALL CMHA-NL OFFICES ARE CLOSED effective March 18. Our staff continue to work remotely. Check this post for updates, resources, and printable tools to help you and your loved ones during this time.

Acting CEO Named as John Abbott Takes Leave of Absence

Feb 28, 2020

CMHA-NL’s Manager of Corporate Services, Paul Fifield, will serve as the acting CEO during John’s absence.

Psychological Health and Safety Advisor Training

Jan 30, 2020

Is your workplace ready to implement the Standard? Register now for our Psychological Health and Safety Advisor Training course and gain the skills you need to move your organization forward.

Taking Action for Bell Let’s Talk Day

Jan 29, 2020

January 29, 2020 is the 10th anniversary of Bell Let’s Talk Day, and CMHA is joining in to help create positive change.

Signal Hill Star Shines a Light on Mental Health

Dec 6, 2019

For CMHA-NL and our friends at Parks Canada NL, the Signal Hill Star has become a beacon of hope and a symbol of support for those who may be struggling with, or supporting someone with, mental health issues and mental illness.

Welcome John Abbott, CEO

Sep 6, 2019

John Abbott returned from a five-week backpacking journey across Newfoundland and Labrador ready for a challenge. He saw an opportunity to bring his skills to what he describes as a well-respected community organization and position it to be the leader and champion for mental health in the province.

25 Swimmers Confirmed for Tickle Swim 2019

Jul 10, 2019

The 7th annual Tickle Swim is a much-anticipated summer event for seasoned and beginner swimmers alike. To accommodate growing interest, CMHA-NL has introduced the first-ever Little Tickle event for new and junior swimmers.

Annual General Meeting 2019

May 9, 2019

CMHA-NL’s 2019 Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 2019. Attendees should RSVP before May 30.

Mental Health Week 2019

Apr 30, 2019

This Mental Health Week, #GetLoud about what mental health really is. Find out how you can participate, plus download the 2019 MHW toolkit.

Dan Goodyear Steps Down as CEO

Apr 11, 2019

RNC Chief Joe Boland thanked Goodyear for his hard work and presented him with a parting gift in an informal ceremony at CMHA-NL’s Head Office.  

National Volunteer Week 2019

Apr 8, 2019

CMHA-NL celebrates National Volunteer Week by recognizing and thanking volunteers for their dedication in supporting mental health across the province.

CMHA-NL Seeking New Board Members

Mar 12, 2019

CMHA-NL is currently seeking nominations for its Board of Directors. The deadline for receipt of nominations is April 12, 2019.

Upcoming Events for 2019

Feb 8, 2019

Hot Soup Cool Jazz, Ride Don’t Hide, Mental Health Week, and more! Check out our upcoming events. Get in touch to volunteer or find out how you can support mental health in NL.

$15,000 donation from TELUS to CMHA-NL

May 22, 2018

Dan Goodyear, CEO of CMHA-NL receiving $15,000 from TELUS representative Jacqui Dupont-Alyward, Telus Customer Solutions. TELUS supports mental wellness.

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