If you are in distress, you can text WELLNESS to 741741 at any time. If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.

Author: Brett Stoner

Health PEI collaborates with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Stepped Care Solutions, and Memorial University to improve access to mental health and addictions services with Stepped Care 2.0

Health PEI has entered into an agreement to support the implementation of the evidenced-based Stepped Care 2.0© (SC2.0) model with the Mental Health Commission of …

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I’m trading in my glasses for earphones

As a former (recovering?) book snob, I think there are far worse things in life than trading your glasses for earphones and enjoying the escape of storytelling once again.  Mental illness already robs us of so much of the simple pleasures of life.

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Crisis in long-term care: Workers in need of psychological support

Preventing moral distress and promoting psychological self-care are essential for workers in long-term care homes. In a new report aimed at health-care leaders and policy …

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Mental Health Commission of Canada marks Mental Illness Awareness Week

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 …

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Situation critical: Distressed health-care workers in need of psychological support

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 …

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The Mental Health Commission of Canada applauds the landmark announcement of a nationwide three-digit suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline

The Mental Health Commission of Canada commends the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) for their landmark …

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The Mental Health Commission of Canada joins HealthPartners, a Consortium of Canada’s Most Trusted Health Charities

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is the first mental health organization to join HealthPartners, a consortium of Canada’s most trusted health charities focused on improving …

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2SLGBTQ+ Communities Hard Hit by COVID – Impacts on Mental Health and Substance Use

From Mental Health Commission of Canada and Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction A series of Leger national surveys conducted during COVID-19 found that …

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Mental Health Commission of Canada salutes workers and employers to mark Mental Health Week

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 …

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