The Canadian Mental Health Association provides mental health promotion and mental illness recovery-focused programs and services for people of all ages and their families. Follow the links below for details.
Community Based Victim Services
Provides justice related services to assist adult, female, male and child victims of violence in relationships; adult sexual assault; child physical/sexual assault/abuse; criminal harassment; child witnesses and other forms of family violence. Service recipients will include victims of these crimes who may choose not to be involved with the criminal justice system.
Crisis and Counselling Program
Short Term Counselling provided to individuals, couples, or families experiencing difficulties in their lives.
Family Solutions Program
Provides parents and families with individual, family and group support. Focus on improving understanding of family functioning, building healthy relationships and the development of effective parenting and reconciliation skills.
Homeless Outreach Program
Funded by BC Housing and the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch, provides support and advocacy to homeless individuals in Williams Lake and 100 Mile House areas. Outreach Workers facilitate access to income assistance benefits, accommodations and other essential supports.
Advocacy Outreach Support
To provide community-based support and advocacy services to individuals who have been recently housed after being homeless or are at serious risk of being homeless. These individuals may be experiencing significant mental health issues and will have serious barriers to seeking or acquiring income, health and housing supports or services on their own.
CMHA’s Community Gatekeeper program training is designed to help make BC communities safer – and help save lives – by preparing key members of every community with skills to help people who are at risk of suicide.
CMHA believes that good mental health is essential to overall health and well-being. Whether you are managing a mental illness, supporting someone you care about, or looking to build your own overall health, we can help you build mental health skills and resilience for yourself and your family.
- Bounce Back®
A free, evidence-based program designed to help adults experiencing symptoms of mild to moderate depression, low mood, or stress, with or without anxiety.
- Confident Parents: Thriving Kids
A family-focused, telephone-based coaching service for parents and caregivers, effective in reducing mild to moderate behavioural challenges and promoting healthy child development in children ages 3 – 12.
- Living Life to the Full
An eight-session, 12-hour mental health promotion course designed to help people deal with low mood, anxiety, stress and everyday life challenges.
CMHA offers a variety of workshops and training sessions to improve mental health in the workplace.
Find tools and resources for yourself or a young person in your life.
Learn about scholarships, bursaries and healthy campus resources with CMHA BC.