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What does mental health look like? I think that the answer probably depends. Mental health is not a one-size-fits-all concept. This question was top of mind for me when I recently spoke with community outreach workers of the Breaking the Ice (BTI) program at The 519, a city of Toronto agency dedicated to the health, happiness, and meaningful participation of 2SLGBTQ+ communities.

Toronto Education Workers Local 4400 (TEW) is made up of approximately 17,000 education workers working primarily within the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). TEW is also home to childcare workers from various childcare centres and caretakers from Viamonde French Board, representing over 400 job classifications and over 1,000 worksites

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a drastic effect on our mental health, especially for the Asian community. For many Asian people, stigma regarding mental health contributes to a hesitancy to discuss the issue. People do not know where to start when seeking out resources, help and treatment.

This morning I woke up to find that my nose was running, and I had a cough.  Is it the dreaded COVID-19? The common cold? This year’s strain of influenza? Allergies?

Founded in 1983 in Canada, nabs is a unique charity specifically designed to support the health and well-being of all individuals in the media, marketing, and communications industry in Canada.

From anxiety and depression to pandemic-related stress, COVID-19 has intensified the mental health needs of people across Canada. While research and policy typically focus on promoting timely and equitable access...

Mental health problems in Canada are both common and costly (and have only increased during the COVID-19 pandemic). Yet the lack of mental health resources means that many workers’ needs...

The pandemic has profoundly impacted the mental health and well-being of people working in the retail and hospitality industry. Our October 2021 roundtable set out to examine some of the...

From Mental Health Commission of Canada  The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) marks this year’s Mental Health Week (May 2 to 8) with a salute to workers and employers...