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Author: Patrick Villemaire

The right to dignity: Mental Health Commission of Canada marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights — this year’s theme of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia — provides an advocacy focus to champion people’s right to express their gender, to be free from violence, and to live with dignity.

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New Mental Health Commission of Canada resources seek to improve mental health and substance use outcomes of justice-involved persons

In advance of World Day for International Justice, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is releasing new research and recommendations that highlight the need …

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Mental Health Commission of Canada partners on $2 million investment to address research gaps in relationship between cannabis and mental health

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and its partners are pleased to announce the investment of $2 million toward targeted research on the mental …

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Mental Health Commission of Canada lauds appointment of former board member as first Indigenous Governor General

From Mental Health Commission of Canada The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) congratulates Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon on her appointment as …

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Managing Stress, Anxiety And Substance Use During Covid-19: A Resource For Healthcare Providers

Overview of facts, tips and resources to help Canadian healthcare practitioners cope with increased occupational stress, anxiety and substance use during COVID-19.

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Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19: Spotlight on Canadian Households with Young Children

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, many people are reporting mental health and substance use concerns.

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Virtual Care for Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19

One-page poster that provides information about accessing virtual care for substance use and mental health during COVID-19.

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Coping with Stress, Anxiety, and Substance Use During Covid-19: How Animals Can Help

Poster offering information on how the connection between animals and humans can help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coping With Stress, Anxiety, And Substance Use During Covid-19

Overview of facts, tips and resources to help Canadians cope with stress, anxiety and substance use during COVID-19.

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