66th Annual CMHA Mental Health Week

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Mental Health Week

“Getting loud means speaking up to stop the discrimination and the stigma that often go hand in hand with mental illness. It means using your voice to raise awareness and build support. For someone at home. For someone at work. For yourself.”

For more information visit CMHA National’s Mental Health Week website:  http://getloud.mentalhealthweek.ca/

For additional information & events visit CMHA NS Division’s website  http://novascotia.cmha.ca/


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211 Nova Scotia http://ns.211.ca/

Call 211 Nova Scotia: Information 24/7 

211 is a free, confidential information and referral service to more than 3,000 community and social services across Nova Scotia. It is available throughout the province – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – by dialing “2-1-1” to speak to a helpful staff member or by searching the easy-to-use online database at http://ns.211.ca/

The 211 call centre is staffed with Information and Referral Specialists who are fully trained to deal with the most complex and sensitive questions and how to get to the real issue affecting a caller.


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Emergency & Crisis Support Contact Information

CMHA Halifax-Dartmouth Branch does not provide counselling or crisis services. 

The following information is from the Nova Scotia Health Authority:
Emergency and Crisis Support

“If you need help immediately, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.

Mental Health Mobile Crisis is a 24-hour, 7 day-a-week phone service to help you or your loved one cope with mental health and addiction challenges in the moment.

Call 902-429-8167 or toll-free at 1-888-429-8167 from anywhere in Nova Scotia.

The mobile unit serves Halifax and the surrounding areas from 1:00 pm to 1:00 am. http://www.cdha.nshealth.ca/mental-health-and-addictions-program/contact-emergency-and-crisis-support”

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Mosaic for Mental Health Art Exhibition

We are preparing for our 19th Annual Mosaic for Mental Health Art Exhibition & Sale, “Seasons of Change” Opening October 12th, 2017 at the Craig Gallery, Alderney Landing, Dartmouth Waterfront.

You can purchase mosaic art from previous exhibitions, custom frames and cards at our main office, year round at 2020 Gottingen Street, Halifax NS. Open  Monday-Friday(except holidays) 9:30 am – 5:00 pm and during the Mental Health for All Coffee House.

We accept cash, debit or credit. 

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Thank you Mosaic Artists, Sponsors, Volunteers & Patrons #MFMH2016

EDITED  Nov 2016

Thank you to our Mosaic Artists, Sponsors, Volunteers and Patrons for supporting our 18th Mosaic for Mental Health. Plans are already underway for the 19th Exhibition.  The theme will be “Seasons of Change”!

Thank you  for believing in our social programs and helping our organization to work toward the CMHA Vision of “mentally healthy people in a healthy society”!



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Mosaic for Mental Health – More pics…

More pics from our 18th Mosaic for Mental Health Art Exhibition & Sale was held at the Craig Gallery, Alderney Landing during October 2016.

                         Thank you to everyone who helped create the 2016 Mosaic for Mental Health

Opening Night was a great success.

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CMHA Halifax-Dartmouth Branch Annual Report, Financial Statements & Annual General Meeting Presentation

Our  Annual General Meeting was held June 22nd, 2016. 2020 Gottingen St., Halifax  

Link to our CMHA Halifax-Dartmouth Annual Report  cmha-halifax-dartmouth-branch-annual-report-2015-2016

Link to CMHA Halifax-Dartmouth audited financial statements  FS FINAL 2016 CANADIAN MENTAL

Professor Lars Osberg gave an informative presentation at the CMHA Halifax-Dartmouth Annual General Meeting entitled  Poverty in Nova Scotia: Money Does Matter                            poverty-in-nova-scotia-money-does-matter (2)

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