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Category: Statements

Mental Health Commission of Canada marks Mental Illness Awareness Week

During Mental Illness Awareness Week, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) stresses the need for significant investments in our mental health system. We need …

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The Mental Health Commission of Canada applauds the landmark announcement of a nationwide three-digit suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline

The Mental Health Commission of Canada commends the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) for their landmark …

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The right to dignity: Mental Health Commission of Canada marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights — this year’s theme of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia — provides an advocacy focus to champion people’s right to express their gender, to be free from violence, and to live with dignity.

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Mental Health Commission of Canada salutes workers and employers to mark Mental Health Week

From Mental Health Commission of Canada  The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) marks this year’s Mental Health Week (May 2 to 8) with a …

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MHCC welcomes much-needed investments in Budget 2022 to improve mental health outcomes

From Mental Health Commission of Canada On behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), I commend Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland for including budget …

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Mental Health Commission of Canada Statement: Throne Speech

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada November 23, 2021– Ottawa, Ontario The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) applauds a Speech from the Throne …

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Mental Health Commission of Canada gives thanks, offers support this Remembrance Day

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada November 10, 2021— Ottawa, Ontario As we prepare to mark Remembrance Day, the Mental Health Commission of Canada …

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‘Your partner in mental health and wellness,’ Mental Health Commission of Canada welcomes new MPs, highlights importance of parity

From Mental Health Commission of Canada On behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) board of directors, executive leadership team, and staff, congratulations …

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‘We must listen to those with greatest needs’: Mental Health Commission of Canada marks Mental Illness Awareness Week with new research on serious mental illness

From Mental Health Commission of Canada The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is a proud supporter of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), a national …

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