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While mental health in older adults is as important as mental health in any other stage of life, it does not always receive the attention and services that it requires....
The following principles and values are intended to guide the development of policies, programs, and services that promote and support the mental health of older adults, as well as programs...
HEADSTRONG is an initiative built to inspire youth to become leaders in their schools. HEADSTRONG leaders challenge stigma, raise mental health awareness, and promote mental wellness and early help-seeking. The...
From Mental Health Commission of Canada As World Suicide Prevention Day draws near, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is pleased to announce the expansion of our made-in-Canada, community-based...
The start of a new year usually means setting new goals and laying out fresh plans. But of course this year we need to adapt our ambitions to the reality...
As we continue to navigate the pandemic, riding a second wave into the holidays, many of our plans and traditions are being upended. If you’ve been struggling to find your giving spirit, the following tips may help you strike the right balance between giving and receiving.
While COVID-19 has amplified conversations about mental well-being, some older adults may be unwilling or unable to discuss how the pandemic has affected them psychologically. This difficulty poses a unique...
While caring for a family member who is living with a mental health problem or illness can be rewarding, it can also be tiring, demanding work. As the COVID-19 pandemic...
With guidance from Dr. Keith Dobson, clinical psychologist and professor at the University of Calgary, we have compiled the following tips to help Canadians protect their mental health as they...