Case Study Project to prove – and improve – impact of the workplace Standard
On January 16, the MHCC and its partners joined with stakeholders to recognize the growing impact of the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, and to announce next steps. Read More
New anti-stigma initiative reaches out to Canada’s youth
Sixty per cent of young people diagnosed with mental illness report being stigmatized. A major initiative is underway to reach students, educators, and community leaders with the message that stigma can be beaten. Read More
Movember update – Manion raises thousands for men’s health
Mental health has joined physical health as a top-of-mind issue among men, and both men and women are pitching in to offer support. See what one man’s fundraising efforts achieved.
Newfoundland first responders to receive MHFA training
Up to 36 instructors will be trained in Newfoundland in Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact with Youth, with the aim of training over 4,500 first responders across the province.
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|Learn how to move knowledge into action
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is accepting applications until February 28 for the third annual SPARK Training Workshop. Apply for your chance to learn how to turn knowledge into action more quickly and effectively. Read More
Policing, justice, and mental health the focus of March conference
Across Canada, the justice system strives to accommodate the needs of the community with the needs of individuals. It’s time to talk about the interaction between police and people experiencing mental health problems and illness.
Twitter helps keep the mental health conversation moving forward
As of January 2014 the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has surpassed the goal of acquiring 5,000 Twitter followers, with multiple conversations about mental health resonating throughout the twitterverse. Even well-known Canadians like Rick Mercer are chiming in.