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!

Professional Practice
Visit the Professional Practice menu and check out CFMHN’s Standards of Practice and the Position Papers available from CFMHN and partners.

CFMHN Webinars
CFMHN runs a series of webinars open to both members and non members.  Keep an eye on the latest topics and speakers.


View the latest news below.

To submit an article, members please use Submit a Blog Post and non-members should use the contact us form.

CNA Substance Abuse

CNA – When I encounter people who use substances, my practice is….

Access a practical quick information sheet on professional practice surrounding substance abuse. Accédez à une fiche d'information rapide et pratique sur la pratique professionnelle en matière de toxicomanie ...
Read More

Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) – Feedback request

While many online resources claim to improve mental wellness, which ones actually deliver? To help you make better decisions and feel confident in the tools and supports you choose, @mhcc_ offers these questions to consider: https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/media/4385 Alors que de nombreuses ressources en ligne prétendent améliorer le bien-être mental, comment savoir lesquelles ...
Read More
CNA Certification

CNA Certification Program– Apply Now It’s Not Too Late!

There are over 18,000 certified nurses in Canada that are: Recognized nationally for their practice excellence and commitment to lifelong learning Valued by many employers, because their certification demonstrates specialized knowledge Recognized for their clear commitment to lifelong learning. Viewed as having enhanced professional credibility, because their certification shows that ...
Read More