Wellness Grants are provided in partnership with the Shuswap North Okanagan Division of Family Practice (SNO) and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Shuswap/Revelstoke branch. The purpose of the grants are to assist individuals with mental health issues engage in community activity to support their wellness. These funds are available for people in financial hardship who […]Continue readingWe are accepting Wellness Grant applications for 2018
Trained Volunteers are available at the Seniors’ Resource Centre to help, people of all ages, with limited incomes and uncomplicated tax returns. This a free service. March to the end of April 2018, Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 2:30pm If you miss getting your taxes done by the government deadline, you can still come […]Continue readingNeed help preparing your Income Tax?
We will keep you posted on this years 100 years in the making celebrations! A message from Patrick Smith CMHA National CEO CMHA 100. What will it be? Well, here’s what it’s not likely to be: like us, it won’t be a flash in the pan. It won’t be a celebration for its own sake. […]Continue readingCelebrating 100 years of CMHA
15 Tips for Holiday Peace of Mind and Coping with Holiday Grief this Festive Season The holiday season is meant to be a time of joy, celebration and for spending time with those we love. However, the festivities come with high expectations of perfection that many of us struggle to live up to. Many people […]Continue readingWinter Holiday Tips
Why “Words Matter” with substance use and addiction Words have a powerful impact on the way we see the world, and can perpetuate the stigma of substance use. The words we use can have a negative impact, even if we have no intention of causing harm. What is stigma? Stigma marks a person as different […]Continue readingNational Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW), November 12-18, 2017.
Bullying Stops Here Information courtesy of Red Cross Canada WHAT IS BULLYING? Bullying is a form of aggression where there is a power imbalance; the person doing the bullying has power over the person being victimized. In additional to any physical trauma incurred, bullying can result in serious emotional problems, including anxiety, low self-esteem, or […]Continue readingPink Shirt Day February 28th 2018
Register for the Living Life To The Full Course, October 23rd – December 18th 2017 (10-11:30am), please visit this page here. (No class November 13th ) Want to know how to feel happier, more confident and worry less right now? Would you like to learn new ways of dealing with life’s challenges? Living Life to the Full […]Continue readingLiving Life to the Full
September 27th 6pm. This is a time to gather for support and connection for those who have experienced a death by suicide of a family member or friend. Location: MARINE PARK PLAZA 781 MARINE PARK DRIVE FACILITATED BY CAPREECE BOWERS AND SHANNON HECKER FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT CAPREECE BOWERS 250 804-6304 OR SHANNON HECKER […]Continue readingOffering Help After A Suicide Death
In Honour of World Suicide Prevention Workshop Date: September 18th, 2017 SafeTALK teaches participants how to: * recognize a person with thoughts of suicide * quickly connect a person at risk of suicide to resources that can further intervene Time: 5:30 – 8:30pm Location: SD#83 School Board Office, 341 Shuswap Street SW, Salmon Arm, BC […]Continue readingSafeTalk: Suicide Alertness Training
Mental health tips for you and your family Having to flee your home, leave animals or possessions behind and relocating can cause distress, fear and anxiety for you and your loved ones. Remember that these are some of the most stressful events one can experience. Whether you are coping with fire, flood, earthquake or an […]Continue readingCoping through a natural disaster emergency