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Impact

In this section you will find tools and resources to have a positive impact on mental health in your community, and hear stories from people who CMHA has helped to have an impact on mental health for themselves, people they care about, and their communities.

Take action

Join us in our campaign to change the way we think about and care for people with mental illness and substance use problems in BC. Learn how you can get involved to help improve mental health care for all in BC.

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Facts and figures

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The bigger picture

Mental health and well-being are so much bigger than one person. They include every part of our lives. When people have the right tools and supports in place, they can flourish regardless of health problems. When people do not have the support they need or are excluded, the entire community suffers.

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Influencing policy

Learn about our current areas of policy focus, and how mental illness and addiction fit into ‘the bigger picture.’

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Tools for change

Find tools to help us build mentally healthier communities together. Explore issues around privacy, criminal justice, police interactions with people with mental illness and more.

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Stories of impact

Hear inspiring stories from people whose lives have been impacted by the work we do at CMHA.

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Government submissions

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Dr. Nancy Hall public policy leadership award

This award recognizes an individual or group in BC that has influenced mental health policy and contributed to positive mental health

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