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Category: Research

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The Story of Our Investment in Community Based Research

This short, animated video tells the story of our investment in 14 community-based research (CBR) projects to address knowledge gaps in the relation between cannabis …

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Extended mental health benefits in canadian workplaces: Employee and employer perspectives – Research highlights

From anxiety and depression to pandemic-related stress, COVID-19 has intensified the mental health needs of people across Canada. While research and policy typically focus on …

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National Inventory of Mental Health and Substance Use Services and Supports

This inventory was created to establish a living directory of community-based mental health and substance use services and supports throughout Canada for people who are …

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COVID-19 and Early Childhood Mental Health: Fostering Systems Change and Resilience – Policy Brief Highlights

POLICY BRIEF: HIGHLIGHTSCOVID-19 and Early Childhood Mental Health: Fostering Systems Change and Resilience ABOUT THE ISSUEGlobal health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic can have …

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COVID-19, Mental Health, and Substance Use in Correctional Settings: Considerations for Addressing Systemic Vulnerabilities

PurposeThe purpose of this brief is to identify mental health and substance use policy issues in relation to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on …

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COVID-19, Mental Health and Substance Use in Correctional Settings – Policy Brief: Highlights

ABOUT THE ISSUE During a pandemic, attention to mental health and substance use is needed more than ever. For people involved in the criminal justice …

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HealthCareCAN and the Mental Health Commission of Canada spotlight mental health in the workplace

HealthCareCAN and the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) have been working together for over three years to advance mental health in the workplace for …

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Community-Based Research Projects: Cannabis and Mental Health

The MHCC is funding 14 two-year projects (2020-22) to address knowledge gaps in the relationship between mental health and cannabis among priority populations.

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Closing the Research Gap on Cannabis and Mental Health

Canada is just the second country in the world to legalize cannabis for non-medical use. This decision offers researchers an unprecedented opportunity to study the impacts of cannabis use in a legalized environment— including its effects on mental health.

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