Communication and acceptance – June 2023 Press Release – Welland (Ontario) May 30, 2023 Salem witches, immigrants, transgendered people, feminists, First Nations, religious minorities and queer people. These groups have all fallen victim to the phenomenon known as moral panic. This concept, coined by sociologist Stanley Cohen 51 years ago, refers to the media’s amplification of the threat posed by stigmatized […] Lucie Chauvette – May 12 2023 It is with great sadness that we announce that after a hard-fought battle, Lucie Chauvette, Mental Health Caseworker and family member of the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara family, passed away on Friday May 12, 2023. A fantastic and dedicated employee of the CSCHN since January 2021, many were fortunate to have benefited from Lucie’s […] Sexual Assault Prevention Month in Ontario: A Time to Raise Awareness Press release – Welland (Ontario), May 1st 2023  May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month in Ontario. The Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara is taking this opportunity to emphasize the importance of raising awareness of the devastating impact of crime and mobilizing in support of victims and survivors. Sexual violence affects one in three Canadian women.  […] Volunteering Weaves Us Together – National Volunteer Week On the occasion of National Volunteer Week, under the theme Volunteering Weaves Us Together, we would like to express our gratitude to the many volunteers who share their time with the Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara’s family with such generosity and passion. These 349 active volunteers work hard to promote the mission and values of […] Social Prescribing for Better Mental Health Project April 5, 2023, Welland, ON We could not be prouder to announce that we have received funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) for the Social Prescribing for Better Mental Health Project. This is part of the recently announced funding of 28 Ontario-based, Community Health Centres, Indigenous Primary Healthcare Organizations, Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics […] Human Trafficking Awareness Day Press release – Hamilton (Ontario), February 23 2023 Human Trafficking Awareness Day is a national event to raise awareness of the issue of human trafficking and to promote action to prevent and combat it. According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, human trafficking involves the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of […] Catalyst to change Press release – Welland (Ontario), February 2nd 2023 The Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara joins the rest of Canada, the United States and more recently Ireland and the United Kingdom, in celebrating Black History Month. In partnership with the Centre Francophone Hamilton and so throughout the month, we will hold numerous activities culminating in the […] Let’s create positive change – Bell Let’s Talk Day 2023 Press release – Welland (Ontario), January 25th 2023 Today, January 25, on Bell Let’s Talk Day, the CSCHN family joins the conversation and commits to taking meaningful action to create positive change. Since 2011, people here and around the globe have been participating in the world’s largest conversation about mental health on Bell Let’s Talk […] We wish you a happy holiday season! Happy Holidays from all of us! We hope your days are filled with joy, laughter and health during this festive season and throughout the New Year. Here you will find the 5th annual holiday video. We hope you enjoy watching it as much as we enjoyed creating it! Be safe, make good choices and most of […] Dress Purple Day On Dress Purple Day, we want to remind families that help is available, that there are resources and services to help them, and that no one is alone. Today, October 27, the CSCHN family is wearing purple to support and say that we are a place where families can turn for help. Learn more about […]