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CMHA Local Events

See a complete list of CMHA Mental Health Week events below or click on a province from the sidebar to narrow events to your community.
Check back often as new events are added daily!

Men and Mental Health Breakfast

May 8, 2015
Time: TBD
Clark Hall, R.A, Centre Ottawa, ON

Hour and a half presentation by Jacques Legault, clinical psychologist specializing in male psychology with light breakfast.

1. Brief overview of developmental and socialization factors contributing to obstacles for men seeking mental health support.
2. Systemic obstacles for men seeking mental health support.
3. Possible solutions for helping men overcome these obstacles.

Audience: Mental health agency workers, general public (RSVP required)
For more information, contact: Linda O’Neil, Public Education Consultant

Charity Jam and Silent Auction

May 8, 2015
7:30 p.m.
MacDonald Island Park, Wood Buffalo

In celebration of Mental Health Week 2015, CMHA will be hosting its annual Charity Jam and Silent Auction fundraiser. Join us on Friday May 8, 2015 at MacDonald Island Park in the Miskanaw Ballroom for an evening of fun and entertainment. Local musicians will perform a variety of music to suit all tastes. There will be door prizes, a silent auction, draws and more! All proceeds go to support the programs and services of our local Canadian Mental Health Association.

For more information please contact Emma Murray or Gabriela Galeana at 780-743-1053

8th Annual 'Have a Heart for Mental Health' Dinner

May 7, 2015
Cocktails at 6:30 p.m., Dinner at 7:00 p.m.
Hundred Bar and Kitchen, Edmonton

The Have a Heart for Mental Health Dinner is an annual fundraising event that brings together community members for a warm and intimate dining experience with friends, new and old, who recognize the importance of supporting resilience, recovery and decreasing the stigma of mental illness.

Tickets are $175/person and are available on CMHA Edmonton’s website –

For more information, please contact 780-414-6300 or

11th Annual Mayor's Luncheon

May 5, 2015
11:45 a.m.
Living Sky Casino Sky Centre, Swift Current

The 11th Annual Mayor’s Luncheon features Guest Speaker Brett Francis. All proceeds from this event go to support the local Swift Current Branch of Canadian Mental Health Association. Tickets are $50 each or $380 for a table of 8. Advance tickets only, must be purchased by April 28th.

For more information contact Sarah Laybourne, Program Coordinator at 306-778-2440 or via email at