Canadian Mental Health Association – NL Division

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Provincial Office
603 Topsail Road
St. John’s, NL A1E 2E1

Tel: (709) 753-8550       Toll Free: 1-877-753-8550        Website:
Fax: (709) 753-8537       Email:


To facilitate access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness. This mission is accomplished through building capacity, influencing policy, providing services, and developing resources.

Target Population:

All Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans; whether as a person with lived experience, care givers, family members, employees, students and all citizens.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Educational and anti-stigma programs and initiatives including: Think Twice (youth anti-stigma), Workplace Mental Health, Kids Have Stress Too, Seniors’ Mental Health, Changing Minds and Out Loud: Essays on Mental Illness, Stigma and Recovery (in partnership with Breakwater Books)
  • The Justice Program provides individualized support services to persons diagnosed with concurrent disorders or dual diagnosis within the correction system and follows release into the community in order to promote recovery and a reduction in recidivism.
  • Educational presentations on mental illness and mental health issues to different settings and audiences, including the public, agencies, professional groups, and high schools
  • Consultation to government / agencies on mental health and addictions policies and services
  • Systemic advocacy on mental health and addictions issues
  • Various fund-raising campaigns to support the organization’s work
  • Information and referral regarding mental health and addictions resources and services in the province.

Please note that there may be regional differences in the programs, services, and other resources available. Contact the CMHA-NL office in your region for the most up-to-date information on local services and resources.