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News releases

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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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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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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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 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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Four new board directors appointed to lead Mental Health Commission of Canada in Answering the Call for all those who live in Canada

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is thrilled to announce the appointment of four new directors to our board. These leaders will work to …

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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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