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Brett Stoner

Veterans and their families want better research and clinical support on cannabis as a treatment option for their mental health

Canada’s Veterans often experience physical or psychological injuries as a result of their service — and sometimes both. Over the past several years, medical cannabis …

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Mental Health Commission of Canada seeks dedicated Canada Mental Health Transfer

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) acknowledges the significance of the federal government’s recently unveiled 10-year health-care plan. To continue prioritizing mental health, however, …

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Touchdown for mental health! Saskatchewan Roughrider Foundation partners with the Mental Health Commission of Canada

The Saskatchewan Roughrider Foundation is partnering with the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) to bring The Working Mind Sports training to all varsity football athletes in Saskatchewan.

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Mental health tips for retail and hospitality workers this holiday season

The busy holiday season can be challenging for retail and hospitality workers. Supporting the mental health of these workers can help make their workplace safer …

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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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alex blajan

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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