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I realize that, while I may have made great strides and had great awakenings in a short time, it has been a long-term process. All my efforts, everything I did to try to help myself, were all steps to getting me where I need to be. It took me a long time to get here but I never gave up. It takes hard work and dogged persistence to conquer trauma, but I got there, and you can too.

Mental health and substance use concerns have remained elevated in all province. The Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction tracked the relationship...

During Mental Illness Awareness Week, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) stresses the need for significant investments in our mental health system. We need to meet the needs and...

Support for Psychological Self-Care and Protection from Moral Distress in the Workplace: Facilitators and Barriers Psychological health and safety in the workplace is directly tied to our well-being. It is...

New research looks to support health-care workers’ psychological self-care and to protect them from moral distress. The report highlights elevated stress levels health-care workers experienced both before and during the...

I was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder, exacerbated by postpartum depression shortly after my son was born. When I first heard my psychiatrist say I was diagnosed with bipolar I did not want to believe it. 

This resource can help Canada’s post-secondary community build and improve their student mental health strategies — based on emerging evidence on COVID-19 and guided by the National Standard for Mental...

Jes is a community harm reduction support navigator and peer support worker, who has been helping people with lived and living experience of opioid use for over 25 years. Melinda...

I was luckier than most when the global pandemic erupted in early 2020. I had a car, and I lived near the country. I was still deeply impacted by the necessary isolation, and as the weeks dragged on a sense of lethargy, maddening boredom and loneliness began to creep around me.