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MHCC Blog Guidelines

MHCC Blog Guidelines

The MHCC Blog gives mental health experts and people with lived and living experience a chance to share their stories and insights on a wide range of topics.

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Podcast: Mental Health in Senior Years

Dips in mental health are not just part of getting older. The Mental Health Commission of Canada’s Denise Waligora explains how to best support seniors’ whole health.

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Guidelines for Building Mental Health into Operations During a Pandemic

The Workplace Mental Health team at the Mental Health Commission is thrilled to announce the launch of the project “Guidelines for Building Mental Health into Operations During a Pandemic”.

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The Working Mind training goes virtual

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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Featured SPARKie: Sonia Kumar-Seguin

You may have seen expose ads in elementary and high school surrounding the topic of “body image.” For many young women living in North America, eating disorders can be a constant companion ranging from bulimia (characterized by binge eating and purging) to anorexia characterized by abnormally low body weight, fear of gaining weight, and distortion of body image) both of which can end up leaving you hospitalized.

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Looking at a Common KT Method: Storytelling

Storytelling is a tool used in many different contexts, like when a teacher shares a story during a lesson at school or a grandfather shares a story about family traditions.

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Engaging stakeholders for Knowledge Translation: Where do I start?

Many times, we are connected to, or know of many different individuals and organizations we would like to involve in our Knowledge Translation plan.

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Featured SPARKie: Elizabeth Anderson

While the SPARK journey of Elizabeth Anderson may have started with a colourless vague sketch of what she wanted, her story continues to be the work of an artistic masterpiece. As the founder of Being Mentally Healthy.com, Elizabeth is now a seasoned professional speaker.

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1:1 Conversation with Yourself

We know these past 4 months have been unusual to say the least. We have all reacted to the worldwide pandemic in our own way, doing the best we can every single day.

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