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Tuesday, 18 June 2019 16:12

Parkside Inn Pilot Project

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CMHA ANWR began buzzing with excitement on January 1st, and the buzzing hasn’t stopped. “Why,” you ask? Because we’ve received full funding and will be responsible for overseeing permanent supportive housing at the Parkside Inn! This program is a part of both the Grande Prairie Five Year Plan to End…
Offering so many programs to the community puts a heavy work load on us, and so we often must look to members of our community for help. ATCO is well known for their dedications to the community through various volunteer contributions and sponsorships. We feel especially lucky to have been…
As a group that’s built on a foundation of giving, we meet and work with so many amazing people. Those who volunteer for us, work for us, and donate to us all help to push us toward the goal of bettering the lives of the millions of people who suffer…
Back in December we were fortunate to receive a generous donation of $500 from Aquatera, and we at the CMHA would like to thank them from the bottom of our hearts. Our main goal at CMHA is to help end the stigma and allow those who suffer from mental illness…
Another Donation has come through in the form of $1000 from the Canadian School of Hydrocarbon Measurement in Grande Prairie! Grande Prairie CsHm is a not for profit school, holding annual meetings in the GP area. It is designed to provide a meeting space for industry leaders to display products…
Monday, 01 April 2019 20:32

Thank You, Hammerhead Resources Inc.!

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CMHA ANWR would like to thank Field Operations Superintendent Bob Kyollo and the folks at Hammerhead Resources Inc. Grande Prairie office for their generous donation of $5000. With this donation, we hope to give back to the community by bringing our Living Life to the Full program to Grande Prairie.…
Wednesday, 02 January 2019 19:44

CMHA ANWR, A year in Review

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It has been an exciting and busy 2018 at Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta Northwest Region (CMHA ANWR). In 2018 CMHA celebrated our centennial year. We attended the 100 year celebration in Montreal at CMHA National Conference. The conference had keynote speakers from around the globe who have had huge…
As you may recall from our posts earlier in the year, the CMHA ANWR was blessed not once, but twice by GP Auto group with donations of both a new van which we are using for our MAO program, and a beautiful cash donation of over eleven thousand dollars! As…
Alberta Health Services, Integrated Crisis Access Team (AHS ICAT) is a mental health & addictions group of professionals who help all ages with urgent and non-urgent mental health concerns. Stop in from 9am-4:00pm Monday-Friday on the third floor of the Aberdeen Centre located at 9728 101 Avenue in Grande Prairie.…
I was asked to write some things I went through, being a parent, of a child with mental illness. At first, it's hard to believe that your honor roll, smart, outgoing child has a mental illness. At first, I just thought that he turned 19, and was getting a little…
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