CMHA celebrates National Volunteer Week

Posted April 16, 2018 by Site Manager

CMHA Oxford volunteers are a vital part of our team.  By giving generously of their time, talents and energy to support the work of our organization throughout the year, volunteers make many of our programs possible.

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CMHA calls for action on International Women’s Day

Posted March 8, 2018 by Site Manager

It’s time to press for progress. There is need to reduce social and economic gender disparities that impact women’s mental health.  At the same time, mental health services specifically for women must be widely available.  Lack of resources for women and young girls is a barrier that must be addressed. CMHA is working to remove barriers like this by calling on all candidates in the upcoming provincial election to commit to erase the difference and fund mental health and addictions care the same as physical health care.

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Oxford Self Help February 2018 Newsletter

Posted January 29, 2018 by Site Manager

A new day & time for the Sign Language Group, a workshop on “Developing and Maintaining Healthy Self-Esteem” in Ingersoll, and a “Setting Personal Goals” workshop in Tillsonburg.  

All this and more in the February 2018 newsletter!

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Join CMHA in the call to erase the difference

Posted January 18, 2018 by Site Manager

For decades, mental health and addictions services in communities throughout Ontario have been chronically underfunded compared to other parts of the health system.  The result:…

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Tips to beat the winter blues

Posted January 15, 2018 by Site Manager

This is the time of year when many Ontarians may notice a shift in mood and find themselves lacking energy.

Research in Ontario suggests that 15 percent of the general population experience these winter blues, which can include changes in appetite and lethargy.  The winter blues differs from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, which affects about two percent of the population and is a serious form of depression.

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Oxford Self Help January 2018 Newsletter

Posted January 4, 2018 by Site Manager

Made self-improvement a New Year’s Resolution?  The January calendar is packed with ways to support your recovery goals!

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Happy Holidays from CMHA Oxford

Posted December 23, 2017 by Site Manager

Season’s greetings from everyone at CMHA Oxford. Please note that our office will be closed from December 25-29, and again on January 1. Please review the complete list of our office closures here.

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Support mental health this holiday season

Posted December 13, 2017 by Site Manager

Although anxiety, depression, and loneliness may occur anytime during the year, the stress of the holidays can amplify these feelings.  For those coping with mental health issues, the holidays can be a daunting, overwhelming challenge every year.  That’s why CMHA Oxford offers support and information to people affected by mental health issues – so no one needs to feel alone in their struggle.

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