‘News’ Category

“Show Your Sole” with socks for mental health in Windsor-Essex

November 7th, 2017
Need a pair of socks? Buy these to "#ShowYourSole" — and support the Windsor-Essex County Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association. Dalson Chen, Windsor Star November 6, 2017 Need a pair of socks? You can buy some colourful footwear to “Show Your Sole” and support mental health awareness. Just in time for the gift-giving season, the Windsor-Essex County Branch...

Rock Your Sole Raises Record Amount for Mental Health

November 1st, 2017
WINDSOR, ON / October 27, 2017: [Windsor, ON] – $120,000 was raised at the inaugural Rock Your Sole fundraiser on Friday, October 27 at the Water’s Edge Event Centre – the largest single fundraising event in the history of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB). The event was organized by Jasmine Jasey in support of the Sole...

Sinead O’Connor “receiving the best of care”

August 9th, 2017
Sinead O'Connor is "surrounded by love and receiving the best of care", according to a representative. On Tuesday, the singer had said she felt "suicidal" in an emotional video uploaded to her Facebook account. In a follow-up message published on Wednesday, an unnamed spokesperson said: "I am posting at Sinead's request, to let everyone who loves her know she is...

Ground Effects supports mental health initiative with $30K donation

July 20th, 2017
Auto accessorizing company Ground Effects gave a $30,000 donation to the Sole Focus Project of the Canadian Mental Health Association on Wednesday. The Sole Focus Project was launched in February to build awareness for mental health while bringing education and programs forward to support people who are affected by mental illness across the region. The campaign also has a financial...

Mental Health Campaign Takes Home Second International Award

June 15th, 2017
CMHA’s Sole Focus Project Receives a Gold Aster (June 12, 2017) Windsor, ON    Windsor-Essex is winning big and being recognized for advancement in mental health education and awareness through the Canadian Mental Health Association’s 2017 campaign, the Sole Focus Project. Douglas Marketing Group (DMG), a Windsor-Detroit based agency, is proud to accept their second international award for the recently launched...

CMHA-WECB Sole Focus Campaign wins Platinum Hermes Award

May 31st, 2017
Windsor –Essex: TheCanadian Mental Health Association-Windsor Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB)and Douglas Marketing Group have been recognized with a Platinum Hermes Award for the recently launched Sole Focus Project campaign(www.solefocusproject.ca). "CMHA Windsor-Essex has recognized a community need and is dedicated to ensuring we provide our community with support by bringing mental illness into focus. This required removing the stigma of mental...

Essex-Windsor EMS newest partner!

May 1st, 2017
CMHA-WECB is excited to announce that the Essex-Windsor EMS is the newest partner to join the Sole Focus Project. Each ambulance will be outfitted with a "Proud Supporter" decal.

Prince Harry shares mental-health struggles after Diana’s death

April 18th, 2017
It is an image those who saw it will never forget: Prince William and Prince Harry — just boys, really — walking silently behind their mother’s cortege as the world mourned Princess Diana’s death in 1997. Now Harry has revealed for the first time that losing his mother when he was only 12 left him in emotional turmoil for 20...

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