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October 2020

Working toward mental wellness

If there was ever a need for crisis training, it was during the onset of COVID-19. That’s one reason the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) stepped into the breach by offering virtual training to more than 5,139 essential workers, who took over 574 courses between April and October.

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Learning to adapt

To support post-secondary institutions in promoting positive mental health outcomes on and off campus, the MHCC, in collaboration with CSA Group, have created the National Standard of Canada: Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students.

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Donovan Taplin

MHCC Board welcomes prominent student advocate

Back in the spring, at the height of the pandemic, Donovan Taplin happened to see that the MHCC was seeking a new board director.

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