City of Belleville provides ECMH with funding

City of Belleville provides ECMH with funding

Executive Director Sandie Sidsworth was pleased to welcome City of Belleville Mayor Mitch Panciuk to our offices on Wednesday June 1, to receive a cheque for $25,000. These funds will have a direct impact on our capacity to support the mental wellness of our community...

Empathy: A Skill You Can Learn

Empathy: A Skill You Can Learn

Having empathy means you understand others’ emotions, share their feelings, and respond with compassion and care.

Being able to put ourselves in other people’s shoes is a core part of what makes us human. Empathy strengthens our relationships at home, in the workplace, and in our broader community and helps us connect with people.

The Power of Empathy

The Power of Empathy

Given the pandemic toll on our collective wellness, it’s more important than ever to practice empathy, for others and ourselves. Practicing empathy helps us regulate our emotions, connect with others and feel less isolated. Empathy allows us to think of others and look for ways to help. Whether chatting with a neighbour, donating to a local charity or picking up groceries for a friend, an act of kindness can go a long way. When we do something good for others, we lift their spirits and our own.

This Mental Health Week is all about empathy

This Mental Health Week is all about empathy

Test “I can relate.”  It’s a familiar expression and one you’ve likely used countless times throughout the pandemic. When someone has been sick or stressed, felt lonely or lost their job. You say it without having to think: “I get it. I’ve been there. I can relate.”

ECMH Piloting a NEW Support Group

ECMH Piloting a NEW Support Group

The Stillness Project: Loving Someone Through Addiction "You are not alone in loving someone through addiction.  This group is designed to provide a safe, welcoming space of stillness in the sometimes-chaotic world of supporting loved ones who live with substance...

New Transitional Housing Units opening Spring 2022

New Transitional Housing Units opening Spring 2022

Great St. James Long term & transitional housing. Opening: Spring 2022 Initial Investment Provided by the Federal and Provincial Governments Construction began on the Great St. James project in September of 2019. Great St. James is a new building located within...

It’s a chance to enrich your future!

It’s a chance to enrich your future!

 t’s a chance to enrich your future. Because the first one received so much positive response, it’s time for another success story.  Connect with local employers looking to hire now at the 2nd Virtual Job Fair hosted by the Enrichment Centre For Mental Health!  On...

Learn the Skills to Help Save a Life

Learn the Skills to Help Save a Life

Attend the award-winning ASIST workshop and learn to: recognize people at risk of suicide talk to them, hear their stories, and understand their situations, then help them stay safe with a life-affirming intervention. The two-day ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention...

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