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Join the movement – Advancing psychological health and safety in healthcare settings

Healthcare workers dedicate their lives to providing quality healthcare to others. However, the unique rewards of delivering healthcare also present unique challenges. Creating psychologically healthy …

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First Nations, Métis and Rural HEADSTRONG Summit

The inaugural First Nations, Métis and Rural HEADSTRONG Summit, held at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta on October 4, 2016. Kainai High School in …

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Cheryl Fraser

New Glasgow, Nova Scotia Cheryl Fraser brings over 35 years of experience in the public and private sectors. Currently Chief Talent Officer and Vice President, …

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Charles Bruce

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Charles Bruce is a senior executive with broad-based experience in finance, operations, and corporate governance.  Currently the inaugural CEO of …

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Seniors Anti-Stigma

Meet Rosalyn and hear about her experience with mental illness

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MHCC HEADSTRONG: Youth Anti-Stigma Initiative

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is mobilizing youth across the country to confront mental health stigma head-on. A growing number of young champions …

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Helping another person who has experienced a traumatic event

1) Let the person tell their story if they wish. Do not push them to talk if they don’t want to. People who have experienced …

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Interim Report on MHCC’s anti-stigma initiative Opening Minds

The Opening Minds Interim Report is the result of the largest systematic effort to reduce the stigma of mental illness in Canadian history from the …

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Business leaders, labour, and government support #StandardCda

With the support of business, labour, and government, the Mental Health Commission of Canada and its partners released the National Standard for Psychological Health and …

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