Mental Health Week

May 2-8, 2022
This is empathy.

Empathy. It’s the capacity we share as human beings to step into each other’s shoes. To understand where they’re coming from and what they’re feeling. To listen hard and refuse to judge. It’s also one way to reduce and resolve conflict. 

#GetReal about how to help. Before you weigh in, tune in

It's CMHA Mental Health Week.
Let's #GetReal about how to help.

Every May for the last 71 years, Canadians in communities, schools, workplaces and the House of Commons have rallied around CMHA Mental Health Week.


Download everything you need to spread the word and #GetReal on social media.
Become the face of empathy in your own life. Find info and articles to help you tune in before you weigh in.
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The kick-off event: Exploring Empathy

Watch this riveting conversation featuring Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Michael Landsberg and special guests.

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This week is all about empathy

When we say "I can relate" we are actually practicing empathy.

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The Power of Empathy

Practicing empathy helps us regulate our emotions, connect with others and feel less isolated, writes Helen Fishburn.

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