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...

World Health Day 2017: Why the WHO chose depression as its focus this year

April 7th, 2017
Diabetes, food safety, superbugs – those are just some of the past themes officials picked as World Health Day initiatives. But this year, for 2017, the World Health Organization is focusing on depression. “Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. It causes mental anguish and impacts on people’s ability to carry out even...

Arms Bumanlag Named a Champion of Mental Health

April 4th, 2017
Quite the recognition for AM800's Arms Bumanlag. He's been named a 2017 'Champion of Mental Health' by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health. Bumanlag gets the national award in the 'media category' for his work on the 'Sole Focus Project' at the local chapter of the Canadian Mental Health Association. Bumanlag has been battling anxiety for years...

CMHA-Detroit Tigers Canada Day Game

March 23rd, 2017
CMHA Windsor-Essex is the Canadian charity for the Detroit Tigers Canada Day game on June 14th vs. Arizona! Tickets are now available for $49! Includes ticket, commemorative hat & donation to the Canadian Mental Health Association, Sole Focus Project. Purchase your tickets here!!

That’s Just Crazy Talk

March 7th, 2017
A one woman stage play based on a true story... Like Victoria Maxwell's previous solo shows (Crazy for Life, Funny... You Don't Look Crazy and Head Over Heels), That's Just Crazy Talk looks at both the light and dark side of living with bipolar disorder, anxiety and psychosis. It describes one woman's journey coming to terms with mental illness within...

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