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Mental Health Awareness Week

      The 66th annual CMHA Mental Health Week was held from May 1-5th. Canadians are hearing the Canadian Mental Health Association’s call to GET LOUD for mental health and they are raising their voices to end discrimination, stigma and shame at mentalhealthweek.ca.     “I think of ‘getting...

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Jammin For Jamie

While honoring and celebrating—through music—the precious life of Jamie Turner, this event has been organized for the sole purpose of increasing awareness, improving perspectives, and getting people talking about Mental Illnesses in our local community. With enormous help from the Canadian Mental Health Association, the entire...

Mark’s Game

In 2014, a small idea turned into a reality and Mark's Game was created. Someone like Mark you can truly never forget. You wouldn't find a happier, more goofy person than him. Everyone was shocked at the news that Mark was gone and were having trouble coping. It...

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“Start Talking” Campaign

The World Health Organization (WHO) states there is no health without mental health. Canadian Mental Health Association, Simcoe County Branch (CMHA) has embarked on a campaign to bring awareness to mental health and in doing so breaking the stigma. “Start Talking” and joining the conversation...

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March Mullet Event

                     March Mullet 2017, a month for mental health awareness. March Mullet was founded by Dan Michalsky. Dan had difficulty growing a Moustache for “Movember” and wondered how he could start a similar fundraiser to help support mental health…..he had joked with his friends about his...

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Start Talking Cup

The "Start Talking Cup" was the dream of Jim Harris and John Kelly. A dream that would continue to grow year after year. Their vision was to shine the spotlight on the mental health of young hockey players and the youth in our community, and...

Talk Today

The Barrie Colts and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Simcoe County Branch are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of mental health during an upcoming Barrie Colts home game. Presented by Teachers Life, The Barrie Colts game on February 18th 2017, at 7:30pm will...

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World Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day

 World Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day The Simcoe County Suicide Awareness Council  presented a memorial bench and tree to the County of Simcoe in the city of Barrie at Heritage Park. read more -2016 World Suicide Day World Suicide Prevention Day happens each year on September 10th and...