‘News’ Category

Sole Focus Project wins AFP’s Outstanding Fundraising Innovation Award

November 28th, 2019
The Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) annual National Philanthropy Day awards program recognizes outstanding achievement by individuals, foundations and corporate philanthropists and fundraising volunteers. In professional fundraising, such individuals and organizations form a vital partnership with charities and the nonprofit sector to ensure that the needs of all citizens are met. National Philanthropy Day publicly pays tribute to the many...

Local Film Premiere to Benefit CMHA During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 4th, 2019
After winning awards at festivals around the world, a local director is bringing his film back home. Taking place on Saturday, September 21, Gavin Michael Booth’s latest project Last Call will make its Canadian premiere at the Chrysler Theatre on September 21st.  In addition to being the first screening in the country, proceeds from the event will also benefit the...

Recalling past trauma, EMS Chief Krauter knows what paramedics go through

May 30th, 2019
Bruce Krauter knows the trauma first responders face on the job. He lived with his own for 23 years before accepting help. The 55-year-old chief of Essex-Windsor EMS lost a friend when an air ambulance crashed moments after take-off from Pelee Island in 1989. A decade later, he stayed on the scene of a multi-vehicle pileup on the 401 for...

Country at Heart great success!

April 23rd, 2019
CMHA-WECB was grateful to be chosen as the charity partner of Dan Gemus' Country at Heart event, held April 13. An incredible $33,000 was raised and will support ASIST Training for First Responders in our community. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aBSVegZJgI

Windsor-Essex You Rock!

December 4th, 2018
Thank you to sponsor WFCU Credit Union for creating this video! https://www.facebook.com/CMHAWECB/videos/2138774353104187/  

Local agencies expand suicide prevention awareness campaign

August 23rd, 2018
CTV Windsor Published Wednesday, August 22, 2018 10:49AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, August 22, 2018 10:30PM EDT Windsor-Essex agencies are expanding suicide prevention awareness from a week to a month this September. For the last two years, the Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor/Essex County Branch and the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), along with several community partners, have organized Suicide...

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

August 22nd, 2018
What is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month? The Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) in partnership with the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is leading a campaign to bring awareness about mental health promotion and suicide prevention. We have gathered a large network of community partners to plan and organize the third annual Suicide Prevention Awareness campaign. This year, events will...

Windsor man remembers brother’s final days at drug awareness event

August 20th, 2018
"Why didn't we see any of the warning signs? Why didn't he ask for help? Why did he do this?" These are the questions etched in the mind of Ryan Peter. Reflecting on his long-lasting depression, the East Windsor resident spoke to an audience of Tecumseh Vista Academy students. The school hosted a substance abuse awareness event Thursday, organized by the Tecumseh...

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