Founded in 1952, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to improving the lives of people with mental illness and their families, and to the promotion of mental health for all Ontarians.
CMHA Ontario achieves its mission through public education, applied research and policy analysis, and advocating for healthy public policy and an effective and efficient health system. Ontario's 33 local CMHA branches provide direct services and supports to communities across the province.
CMHA Ontario is a dedicated partner within the network of Canadian Mental Health Associations at the national, provincial and local level. CMHA, Ontario works closely with its 33 local branches to ensure the utilization of best practices in the organization, management and delivery of services to consumers and families of individuals with mental illness, dual diagnosis and concurrent disorders. All CMHAs in Ontario work in a variety of partnerships to provide a coordinated, continuum of care using the social determinants of health model.
For more information, visit www.ontario.cmha.ca.