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Experiences with Suicide: African, Caribbean, and Black Communities in Canada

Approximately 4,500 deaths by suicide occur in Canada every year. Data exist to explain differences between sexes and age groups regarding suicide patterns; however, our ...
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Mental Health and the High Cost of Living: Policy Brief Highlights

The high cost of living in Canada has led to increased financial insecurity, pressures on food and housing affordability, and income inequality —which all significantly ...
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Join Canada’s First National Community of Practice for Community-Led Approaches to Suicide Prevention and Life Promotion

The National Community of Practice (NCoP) brings Roots of Hope communities together to engage in peer to peer support and connect representatives, researchers, regional stakeholders, ...
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Measuring Structural Stigma in Health Care

Addressing stigma in health care is crucial for individuals with mental health or substance use issues. The Mental Health Commission of Canada has developed two ...
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International Scan: Highlights: Mental Health and Substance Use Health Workforce Strategies

The mental health and substance use health (MHSUH) impacts of COVID-19 and the overdose crisis have increased the gap between what the population needs and ...
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Suicide Postvention Resources for Canadian Communities

Suicide Postvention Resources for Canadian Communities, based on our own environmental scan, summarizes over 35 different resources and includes related links and descriptions.
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Substance Use Health and Mental Health Service Integration Findings from a Scoping Review

Toward Substance Use Health and Mental Health Service Integration: Findings from a Scoping Review

Substance use health and mental health (SUHMH) are closely linked, with many people experiencing challenges relating to both at the same time. Polling by the ...
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Closing Research Gaps on Cannabis and Mental Health: Key Findings

Over the past five years, we have led a pan-Canadian program to assess the impact of cannabis legalization and use on mental health. Our key ...
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Roots of Hope – A Community Suicide Prevention Project: Backgrounder

Roots of Hope is a community-based model that supports populations across Canada in reducing the impact of suicide in their local context. The model builds ...
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