To promote the mental health of all Islanders by enabling individuals, groups and communities to increase control over, and enhance, their mental health.
To carry out this mission, our 150 volunteers and 40+ support staff provide programs and services, education and information, research, advocacy and social policy development – designed to help all Islanders improve their mental wellness.
About CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION PEI DIVISION
The Canadian Mental Health Association/PEI Division is a volunteer and community-based organization that began its work on Prince Edward Island as a division of CMHA National in 1959.
CMHA/PEI’s programs and services are delivered throughout the province. There are self-esteem and suicide prevention programs within most schools; mental health education sessions and seminars are delivered across the Island; resource libraries are located in three communities; there are three Clubhouse Programs which provide employment, residential, education and pre-vocational opportunities to people with mental illness and there is a White Cross program providing social and recreational activities for adults experiencing mental and emotional disorders.