Who We Are

The Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses (CFMHN) is a national voice for psychiatric and mental health (PMH) nursing in Canada. It is an associate group of the Canadian Nurses’ Association (CNA), for which it provides expertise for the specialty in matters relating to mental health nursing.

CFMHN is by psychiatric and mental health nurses for psychiatric and mental health nurses and strives to ensure a national voice in matters relevant to psychiatric and mental health nursing.

CFMHN’s national body empowers psychiatric and mental health (PMH) nursing professionals as they pursue positive outcomes for themselves and for clients. Join Today!

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2023 CFMHN Annual General Meeting

Monday, October 16, 2023 at 7pm ET Influence the future direction of the CFMHN! Pease mark your calendars for the 2023 National CFMHN Annual general Meeting. It will take place via Zoom Meeting Platform on Monday, October 16, 2023 at 7PM Eastern standard time. All Members of the CFMHN are ...
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Change in MHNIG Application: Individuals in Ontario will now join through the CFMHN directly

Attention all individuals in Ontario seeking to join the Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses (CFMHN), Effective immediately, the application process has been updated. Now, if you are based in Ontario, you will need to apply directly through the regular CFMHN Membership application form, available at https://www.cfmhn.ca/join-now/. For existing Ontario ...
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Indigenous Nurses Day April 10 – Honouring Indigeneity in Nursing: Past, Present and Future

Join the Virtual Grandparents Council on April 11, 2023 from 8am-9am PST. Click here to register Register for Reflections by Distinguished Indigenous Nurse Leaders: A Webinar April 11, 2023 from 12pm-1:30pm PT Click here to register ...
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Recover to Rebuild: ICN report says shortage of nurses is a global health emergency

The International Council of Nurses has published a new report that says health systems around the world will only start to recover from the effects of the pandemic and begin to be rebuilt when there is sufficient investment in a well-supported global nursing workforce. The report, Recover to Rebuild: Investing ...
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Custody and Caring Conference

Custody and Caring Conference September 20-22, 2023 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Conference information can be found here: https://nursing.usask.ca/custody-and-caring/custody-and-caring.php  Call for Abstracts  https://nursing.usask.ca/custody-and-caring/custody-and-caring.php#CallforAbstracts The College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, in collaboration with Correctional Service Canada and other conference planning committee partners, is pleased to announce that the 18th Biennial Custody and Caring International Conference on ...
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CHNC is pleased to announce the 2023-2024CHNC Professional Development Webinar Series! Between April 2023 to April 2024, the Community Health Nurses of Canada will host a series of webinars as a lead up to the National CHNC Conference in 2024 (date and location forthcoming). The purpose of the webinar series ...
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