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2012-2013 Board of Directors Annual Report to the Community President Our mandate: Barbara Tate Create awareness, provide promotion and education, and support and advocate for individuals and families living with mental illness and addictions. Past President Robert Schuett Vice Presidents Jim Merchant Simon Vincent Tr e a s u r e r Donna Lee Provincial Board Representatives William Bone Robert Schuett Board Members William Bone Deborah Dobson Phil Dranse Mark Horsfall Donna Lee Jim Merchant Cindy Radu Phil Scheibel Robert Schuett Barbara Tate Courtney Thompson Margaret Usherwood Simon Vincent Candace Watson What we do: Provide caring, community-based support to people with mental health issues. How we help: CMHA – Calgary delivers programming to over 23,000 individuals every year, from 24/7 support within a supportive living setting to education programming in 90% of Calgary junior and senior high schools and many programs in between. We invite you to read through our report to gain an understanding of our impact. Features A Message from the President and Executive Director 3 Street Outreach to Stabilization 6 Roberts House Opens 8 Settling Down: One Man’s Story of Challenges, Support and Acceptance 10 Continuing Connections Volunteer Profile: Whitney Alpaugh 14 Workplace Mental Health, Increasingly Important 18 Advocacy 20 Volunteer Services 22 CMHA Awards 22 Thank you to our supporters 23 Programs Street Outreach and Stabilization 7 Post Discharge Transition Program 9 11 Independent Living Support 12 Peer Options 13 Leisure and Recreation 13 Continuing Connections 15 Mental Health Education 16 Family Support 17 Suicide Bereavement 17 Workplace Mental Health 19 Advocacy 2 Supportive Living 21 Canadian Mental Health Association – Calgary Region