Community Mental Health Action Plan (Edmonton & Area) September 6th Feedback Session, Engagement Report/Video Presentation & Sharables August 2023

The Action Plan has been working closely with CMHA Edmonton, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region and the City of Edmonton to enable the creation of a community-led mental health strategy and system. Over the next while, there will be many opportunities for community members to engage in the process.

Feedback Session: Strategy for Community Mental Health
United Way will be leading a feedback session on September 6th from 1:00-2:30pm MDT for the Strategy for Community Mental Health. At this session, drafted priorities will be shared and community perspectives will be gathered to help validate and strengthen the final Strategy for Community Mental Health. If you are interested in joining, please register for the session here

Engagement Report: Community Mental Health
This report discusses the perspectives gathered about mental health from equity-deserving communities, alongside the broader public, in Edmonton. In particular, they explored what mental health means to community members, what is working well, what needs to be prioritized, and what needs to transform. The report will inform the development of the Strategy for Community Mental Health. 

Video 2023-07-31 United Way – Mental Health Strategy Engagement Presentation by pipikwan pêhtâkwan to discuss what they learned about mental health in the Edmonton community. 


Shareables Available! Need Help for Mental Health Tool
Need Help for Mental Health Tool shareables are available for pickup or drop off. The Need Help for Mental Health Tool is a navigation tool to help individuals know where to call for mental health services in the Edmonton region. This tool can be displayed in workplaces, businesses, schools, or other public and private spaces.
Shareables available:

View Full Community Mental Health Action Plan Newsletter August 30, 2023

See More

Community Mental Action Plan Updates 
OHS Workplace Wellbeing
Early Intervention – Mental Health (Children/Youth)




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