CMHA Releases Statement on Matthew Good
The Canadian Mental Health Association released the following statement today:
"March 29, 2021
STATEMENT Statement from the Canadian Mental Health Association regarding Matthew Good Toronto, ON March 29, 2021: The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has become aware of public allegations from multiple women about Matthew Good. CMHA takes these allegations very seriously. Excellent mental health is not possible without feeling safe in relationships, and particularly intimate relationships. CMHA believes that building safe communities that protect and champion the rights of women, girls and non-binary people is a foundation of good mental health. CMHA has no current association with Matthew Good and will not be working with him in the future. As Matthew Good has had a historical relationship with CMHA as a mental health advocate, CMHA is taking immediate steps to review his involvement with our organization and has retained an experienced investigator to assist us in making these inquiries. Anyone with information is welcome to reach out in confidence to email@example.com. If you are struggling with your mental health or with this news, there is hope and help:
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-30- Katherine Janson National Director of Communications Canadian Mental Health Association 647-717-8674 firstname.lastname@example.org Pamela Findling Senior Manager, Communications Canadian Mental Health Association – BC Division 604-349-4574 email@example.com"
If anything else is released from CMHA, I'll post it as soon as it becomes available.