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Our Services

The Canadian Mental Health Association – Interlake Eastern is mandated and funded by the Interlake Eastern Regional Health Authority to provide support in housing to individuals with serious and persistent mental illness throughout the Interlake region of Manitoba.

Our Programs, the services we provide and the initiatives we undertake are based on the principles and philosophy of psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) and on the most current, relevant knowledge and evidence available (best practices).


Additional CMHA Interlake Activities

CMHA Interlake also participates in a number of activities to better serve the community.

Becoming an Active Partner in Your Healthcare

Healthcare providers want to provide you with the best and safest care. Our Vision: Healthy People in Healthy Communities.

Interlake Eastern Community Mental Health Services

Programs that provide assessment, treatment, information and education to persons experiencing a mental illness and their families.  Referral to psychiatrist & psychologist for consultation is available.

You may contact the IRHA at CENTRAL INTAKE: 1-866-757-6205 to be connected to the most appropriate Health Office.

Manitoba Schizophrenia Society

There are a number of support groups in the Interlake region.

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or already in a mental health crisis. Just as first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved.

Portable Housing Benefit

The Portable Housing Benefit (PHB) is a rent supplement, accompanied by housing supports, for low-income individuals with a mental health disability who have an unstable housing situation that is interfering with their progress in treatment and/or positive participation in community life.

Residential Care Program

The Residential Care Program addresses the needs of individuals with serious and persistent psychiatric disorders who require up to 24 hour supervised support and assistance with activities of daily living through living with Residential Care Home Operators in the community.

Supported Housing Program

The Canadian Mental Health Association – Interlake Region Supported Housing Program is based on the principles and practices of psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) which focuses on assisting individuals with serious and persistent mental illness to re-integrate into the community and to regain their independent living skills.  Emphasis is on client choice and their involvement in the process.

The Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba

These groups can provide support for individuals experiencing a variety of mood disorders. Anyone who is affected by these mental illnesses are encouraged to take part in these support groups.