About Us

Who We Are

Guardian Network is a national social enterprise of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), with the head office at CMHA Ontario Division. Guardian Network is a volunteer suicide prevention network which supports Ontario’s farming community.

Background & Purpose

CMHA is one of the oldest continuing nation-wide charitable health organizations in Canada. We are person centred, evidence based, and solutions focused.

Our mission is to support the mental health of our farmers from coast to coast, in both English and French.

The recognition and willingness to address farmers mental health is greater than ever, but we acknowledge there is much more to be done. Guardian Network is dedicated to help support the mental health of Ontario’s farming community.

About CMHA Ontario

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario is a not-for-profit, charitable organization. We work to improve the lives of all Ontarians through leadership, collaboration and continual pursuit of excellence in community-based mental health and addictions services. Our vision is a society that embraces and invests in the mental health of all people. We are a trusted advisor to government, contributing to health systems development through policy formulation and recommendations that promote positive mental health. Our 28 local CMHA branches, together with community-based mental health and addictions service providers across the province, serve approximately 500,000 Ontarians each year.

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Program Partners & Supporters

This project is funded in part by the Governments of Canada and Ontario under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP),
a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.