Press Releases

Mental health parity, a time whose idea has come - The Hill Times

When it comes to funding, CAMIMH supports the Royal Society of Canada recommendation that the provinces and territories should increase funding for mental health and substance health services to at least 12 per cent of their health budgets.

Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health Launches 2021 Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW)

OTTAWA—September 29, 2021—The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health is proud to launch the 2021 Mental Illness Awareness Week on October 3, 2021. 

Federal Budget is a Missed Opportunity for Mental Health

April 20, 2021 (Ottawa) – The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) appreciates the significance of yesterday’s federal budget, which identified a series of social, health and economic investments that can place Canada on the road to recovery from the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and
Mental Health Announces 2021 Champions of Mental Health

OTTAWA—August 18, 2021—The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the Champions of Mental Health Awards.

Federal Leadership Essential to Expand
Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Programs and Services

June 17, 2021 (Ottawa) – Well before the COVID-19 pandemic, timely access to accessible and inclusive mental health and substance use health programs and services in Canada has been a longstanding concern, with long wait times being more the rule than the exception.

The Canadian Alliance On Mental Illness And Mental Health Announces New Co-Chair

June 2, 2021 (Ottawa)­—The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is pleased to announce that Kim Hollihan, EdD, has been named co-chair of CAMIMH.

The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health announces new accessible website and the launch of the 2021 Champions Campaign 

OTTAWA, April 13, 2021 – Today, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is pleased to announce the launch of a new and improved website. Among the changes, CAMIMH is proud to be taking steps to improve the accessibility of their online information and resources by implementing AODA compliance standards, which will be fully available by year end.