The Canadian Mental Health Association of Kingston provides a wide variety of programs for children, youth, and adults. These programs are designed to help people cope with issues surrounding mental health. The programs also help to provide coping methods for living with a mental illness and also for children with parents living with a mental illness.
Founded in 1918, the CMHA is one of the oldest voluntary organizations in Canada. Each year, it provides direct service to more than 100,000 Canadians through the combined efforts of more than 10,000 volunteers and staff across Canada in over 135 communities. As a nation-wide, voluntary organization, the Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, research and service.
The Canadian Mental Health Association focuses on combating mental health problems and emotional disorders. Our tools include research and information services, sponsored research projects, workshops, seminars, pamphlets, newsletters and resource centres.