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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...

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.

mhccSelfCareSummer

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...

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Every year in Canada, an estimated 4,000 people take their own lives. By working together, as friends, colleagues, grass roots organizations and elected officials, we can conquer the shame and...

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)

September 10th will mark World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), a global commitment to raise awareness of suicide and suicidal behaviours and how we can work together to prevent them. World...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day we have traditionally observed as Orange Shirt Day — a grass-roots initiative begun by residential school survivor Phyllis Webstad. As a...

Movember

Each November, the Movember campaign seeks to raise awareness and improve mental and physical health outcomes for men around the world. Some show their support with symbolic moustaches, while others...

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. You...

#mhccHealthyHolidays

The holiday season is a joyous season. There are a lot of opportunities to get together and celebrate with friends and loved ones. It can also be a stressful season,...

Human Rights Day

Every December 10, people from all walks of life celebrate Human Rights Day – the anniversary of the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal...