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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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CNA Letter regarding the Public Health Agency of Canada Vaccine

Spring 2021 La version française suit ci-dessous Dear members and colleagues, December 2020 marked a pivotal moment in our fight against COVID-19 in Canada. The first COVID-19 vaccines were authorized for use, and soon after, vaccines became available to priority groups, including those at greatest risk of COVID-19 exposure and ...
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CMHA’s 70th Mental Health Week

Good morning and welcome to CMHA’s 70th Mental Health Week! How are you feeling this morning? Almost 8 in every 10 of us report feeling ‘worried or anxious,’ ‘bored,’ ‘stressed,’ ‘lonely or isolated’ or ‘sad’, according to research we are releasing today with UBC. The pandemic has taken an emotional toll on ...
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National Network for Mental Health – ECPR Lunch and Learn

Topic: ECPR Lunch and Learn Time: May 6, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time(US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81624000417 Meeting ID: 816 2400 0417 +16473744685,,81624000417# Canada +16475580588,,81624000417# Canada ...
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COVID-19 at The Ottawa Hospital — signs of hope one year later

A community that rallied to support our hospital, the impact of caring for COVID-19 patients during unprecedented times and the race to find answers to a relentless virus. When COVID-19 moved into the Ottawa region in March of 2020, we were in uncharted territory. However, despite the rapidly changing information ...
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CAMIMH – Announces new accessible website and the launch of the 2021 Champions Campaign.

OTTAWA, April 13, 2021 – Today, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is pleased to announce the launch of a new and improved website. Among the changes, CAMIMH is proud to be taking steps to improve the accessibility of their online information and resources by implementing ...
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Is Racism Making People Sick?

After the events of 2020, we are no strangers to stress and anxiety. But for Black and brown Americans, that stress was nothing new. Racial health gaps have always existed, and socioeconomics and racism within the medical system have long kept equal healthcare out of reach. But what kind of ...
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