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National AccessAbility Week (NAAW)

National AccessAbility Week (NAAW), held from May 29 to June 4, 2022, is a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities and promote efforts to increase accessibility and...

World Eating Disorders Action Day

During World Eating Disorders Action Day, we can help break the cycle of shame and silence that leads to inaction around these diseases.

Men’s Mental Health Awareness

On Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day, it’s time to bust the stigma that discourages men from talking about their mental health and seeking help if problems emerge. While rates of...

AI-Enabled Mental Healthcare: A National Dialogue

The symposium AI-Enabled Mental Healthcare: A National Dialogue aims to explore the theme of how AI is breaking into mental health space. The event will feature a panel discussion, highlighting...

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day offers a moment to reflect on the extraordinary resilience of families and individuals forced to flee their homes in search of a safer, better future. As a...

National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to reflect on the heritage, culture and contributions of Indigenous peoples in Canada. At the Mental Health Commission of Canada, we also see this day as an important reminder of our organizational commitment to reconciliation and cultural humility.


For some people, the changes in COVID-19 mandates across the country is a source of excitement, giving you something to look forward as you make plans. Others may be feeling...