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Donor Spotlight St. Mary’s University

Written by CMHA Alberta

We are so privileged to have the support of our creative, brilliant donors.   Because February is psychology month, the psychology graduating students at St. Mary’s University decided to focus on the stigma associated with mental illness.   They sold antique, fishing lures as key chains and hand stamped the words “Be a Voice” on […]

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Donate Your Car

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You can turn your vehicle donation into generous dollars to support CMHA! Working on our behalf, Donate a Car Canada will accept your vehicle for donation — running, or not! Old or new! Donate a Car Canada provides free towing in many areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. […]

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Mental Health Support for those families and individuals impacted by the fire in Fort McMurray

Written by CMHA Alberta

Hello Everyone,   Our office-mate April Nelson is a registered psychologist, she will be volunteering her time and expertise in trauma treatment and crisis stabilization, to help those families and individuals impacted by the fire in Fort McMurray, who have temporarily relocated to the Edmonton area.   CMHA Alberta Division will be donating our office […]

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It’s Mental Health Week! Now GET LOUD!

Written by CMHA Alberta

Canadians are hearing CMHA’s call to GET LOUD for mental health and they are raising their voices to end discrimination, stigma and shame, for someone at work, for someone at home, and for themselves. This Mental Health Week, they are going to be heard. “I think of ‘getting loud’ as a giant megaphone for mental […]

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Ian Aman Runs Alberta

Written by CMHA Alberta Division

On July 1, 2016, Ian Aman will be setting out on a historic run across the province of Alberta. Launching at the Alberta/Northwest Territories border, the run will cover a distance of 1,600 kilometers and will span over 62 days this summer. The goal of the run is to inspire Albertans to live at their […]

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Written by CMHA Alberta

Imagine… needing help and not being able to access it.  For many Albertans impacted by mental illness knowing where to get help, and how to recover is unclear and often, inaccessible. As a province, we can do better, and you can help.  A new campaign is asking Albertans to do their part to help make […]

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Help CMHA Alberta support Bell Let’s Talk Day!

Written by CMHA Alberta

Help CMHA support Bell Let’s Talk Day! Canadians from coast to coast will join the conversation again this year to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness. Bell’s annual Bell Let’s Talk Day campaign encourages people to start the conversation about mental health with friends, family and co-workers, recognizing that simply talking has […]

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Office Space for Rent

Written by CMHA Alberta

Looking for office space with one of the best views in Edmonton? We’ve got you covered: (1) Shared Office Space for Rent $650 per month (12 month lease):200 square foot interior office with space for two work stations. Located in the Ledgeview Building (9707 110 Street NW) on third floor. Access to coffee space, public […]

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Casino Volunteers Needed

Written by CMHA Alberta

We are currently seeking volunteers for our upcoming casino. No previous experience working a casino is necessary. Training and support will be provided by an experienced, licensed casino advisor in both the cage and the count room who will train you, support your work, and make the experience one that you will want to repeat! […]

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Sometimes We Have to Ask Even When We Feel Uncomfortable

Written by David Grauwiler, Executive Director, CMHA Alberta

The Question We meet up once a year for lunch.  We are old friends who used to work together.  We are not in regular contact, but look forward to a time of reflection together on the year that has passed.  We talk about our kids, our jobs, our holidays and what we are reading.  This […]

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