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.

2020 CFMHN Annual General Meeting

The CFMHN Annual General Meeting will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 11:00 am EST, preceded by networking at 10:30 am EST.
To register to attend the meeting, click on the link. The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registered members.


For information, tips and guidelines on how to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, follow the link to the “News” page.
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Please note that an unknown party is impersonating our website CFMHN.ca under the URL CFMHN.org 
An official complaint has been launched.


Register for Membership

CFMHN’s national body empowers psychiatric and mental health (PMH) nursing professionals as they pursue positive outcomes for themselves and for clients.
Click Here to register.

Professional Practice

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


Webinar Series

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

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Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC)

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 sont vraiment efficaces? @csmc_mhcc vous offre ces conseils pour vous aider à choisir la ressource en santé mentale qui vous convient le mieux https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/Francais/media/4385

2019 National Conference

Thank you to all who attended the 2019 CFMHN Conference. As well a big thank you to our sponsors and advertisers.

Please click to access link to the presentations that have been saved,