May 2, 2011
Local agency earns quality designation
A local mental health agency has been recognized for its commitment to quality care, client-centred programs and expert staff. The Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) has been awarded full accreditation under the Accreditation Canada guidelines. “We are so proud of the work we do here for our community,” explains Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mary Wilson. “Our staff are experts in the field of mental health and they work hard, every day, for the betterment of our clients and their families.”. ....read more.
May 2, 2011
Hope is the message at Suicide Vigil
WINDSOR – Loved ones lost to suicide will be remembered tomorrow night at a special vigil hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB). ....read more.
February 24, 2011
Big City evening helps raise money for mental health services
Over 230 people will gather in Windsor this Saturday night to raise awareness and funds for mental health services. The sixth annual Black and White event to benefit the Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) will take place on February 26th at the fabulous Club Lofts located in Walkerville. The event is presented by McTague Law Firm and Windsor Family Credit Union ....read more.
November 26, 2009
CMHA, ONTARIO AND OFCMHAP APPLAUD PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT’S THREE YEAR COMMITMENT TO IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES IN ONTARIO
(TORONTO, March 30, 2011) – CMHA, Ontario and OFCMHAP applaud the Ontario Government’s commitment to address the needs of the millions of Ontarians who know first-hand the impacts of mental illness and addictions. We strongly support and await the release of a new 10-year mental health strategy. This budget’s commitment to grow funding for mental health services to $93 million per year by 2013/14 is a very positive and important step. ....read more.
November 26, 2009
Community helps when times tough
It is true that this community certainly does show its heart when times are tough. Even though we have been experiencing a global economic crisis and our community has been labelled "ground zero" in terms of job loss and unemployment, people continue to give and support those in need. ....read more.
June 2, 2009
Four-year-old local boy helps families affected by unemployment
It comes as no surprise that the prevalence of unemployment in Windsor-Essex County has left many unsuspecting individuals without necessary provisions once taken for granted, especially food. ....read more.
June 2, 2009
Acclaimed Canadian Cookbook Authors and Food Network Host visit local winery and raise money and support
for community mental health services
Essex County will host two nationally recognized and award winning cook book authors and television personalities this month and part of the events will help support community mental health services. ....read more.
May 22, 2009
Book to be launched next week – May 27th, 2009
One of the most popular chefs in the city has published his first cookbook filled with recipes sure to make the taste buds rejoice. ....read more.
May 20, 2009
Community agency issues call to help those in need
Everyone has read the headlines. “Windsor: highest unemployment rate in the country.” “Economic recession hits Windsor-Essex community hard.”...read more.
May 1, 2009
Community springing into action this weekend in LaSalle
The Windsor-Essex community will be springing into action this Sunday at the Vollmer Recreation Complex in Lasalle....read more.
April 29, 2009
Hope is the focus of upcoming vigil
Remembering loved ones lost is the focus of an annual vigil held by the Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB)....read more.
April 27, 2009
Free workshop offered to boost personal resilience
The community is invited to attend a free workshop next week on ways to build personal resilience. ...read more.
April 9, 2009
Windsor residents offered opportunity to “dig into spring”
With the snow fall earlier this week, Windsor could certainly use a little taste of spring. ...read more.
June 24, 2008
Over $22,000 Raised for Mental Health Prevention Services
Over $22,000 in revenue was raised at the Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor-Essex County Branch’s (CMHA-WECB) 2008 “Go Green” Golf charity golf tournament held at Ambassador Golf Club on June 3, 2008...read more.
June 24, 2008
Exclusive Member Event: Cooking with Chef Mimmo
The Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor - Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) hosted an exclusive member event on June 12, 2008: Cooking with Chef Mimmo of Koolini Italian Eatery...read more.
May 2, 2008
Community Health Centre Opens Newly-renovated Space
A local community health centre has just gone through an extreme makeover. The City Centre Health Care (CCHC) celebrated the opening of its newly-renovated space on Friday with an official ceremony where provincial dignitaries, community members and clients talked about the benefits of the health care facility...read more.
February 8, 2006
THE BLACK & WHITE EVENT CELEBRATES CMHA-WECB’S 35TH ANNIVERSARY
A local agency is celebrating its 35th birthday in black and white this month. “The Black & White Event is going to be a fabulous and elegant evening”, said Rachel Olivero, Event Spokesperson and a CMHA Board Member. “It’s also going to be a wonderful event with lots of amazing food, an art exhibit, a jazz ensemble, an opera soloist, short theatre performances and if you’re up to it - dancing.”..read more.
September 14, 2005
CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION, WINDSOR-ESSEX COUNTY ACCREDITED BY THE CANADIAN COUNCIL ON HEALTH SERVICES ACCREDITATION
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) announced today they have been granted a three-year accreditation from the Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation (CCHSA). This milestone event indicates the local branch’s ability to meet national standards of quality for health services set by the council, the same organization used by hospitals...read more.
September 10, 2005
DRIVE 4 MENTAL WELLNESS RAISES $37,500 FOR CMHA-WECB
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) is grateful to all those who supported the first annual Drive 4 Mental Wellness golf tournament, which raised an unprecedented $37,500 for CMHA-WECB...read more.
July 14, 2005
DRIVE LOCAL AGENCY BENEFITS FROM MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT’S INVESTMENT IN COMMUNITY BASED MENTAL HEALTH
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB), welcomes today’s announcement by Minister Smitherman, committing $987,152 to local community mental health services...read more.
March 4, 2005
THE CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION, WINDSOR-ESSEX COUNTY BRANCH OPENS ITS DOOR EVEN WIDER WITH $1,000,0000 OF RENOVATIONS COMPLETED
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) celebrated the completion of over $1,000,000 in renovations today with an Open House. The event paid tribute to the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care’s commitment to mental health services in Windsor and Essex County...read more.
January 12, 2005
CMHA-WECB WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT OF $857,510 IN NEW FUNDING FOR LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
The Windsor-Essex branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, welcomes today’s announcement by Ontario Health Minister George Smitherman committing $857,510 for our community...read more.