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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

On this, the anniversary of the violent act at Polytechnique Montréal that claimed the lives of 14 women, we pause to remember all those we’ve lost to gender-based violence in Canada. Each year, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women reminds us of the ongoing need to invest in programs and...

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 Declaration of Human Rights. Tremendous progress has been made in the seven decades since this document set down the inalienable rights to which every human...

Bell Let’s Talk

Join us as we support Bell Let’s Talk Day. We are encouraging everyone to keep talking and keep listening. On January 26, 2022, Bell will donate 5¢ to mental health initiatives for: Calls: For every call made by Bell wireless and home phone customers, Bell will donate 5¢ more to mental health initiatives. Text: For...

Association québécoise de prévention du suicide – Talking about suicide

Talking about suicide isn’t easy — the most important conversations rarely are — but as the Association québécoise de prévention du suicide (AQPS) reminds us, talking can save lives. The campaign calls on everyone, from individuals to government bodies, to help put an end to suicide in Quebec and across the country. If you haven’t...

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating disorders have the highest overall mortality rate of any mental illness — one in ten will not survive their disorder. Despite this sobering reality, eating disorders are poorly understood, inadequately treated, and underfunded. Many people living with eating disorders never receive a proper diagnosis. Of those who do, many do not have access to...

MHCC-CCSA Cannabis Webinar Series (Winter Edition): Webinar 1- Indigenous-Led Research: Experiences of Cannabis and Mental Health

Explores First Nations and Métis mental health and wellness following cannabis legalization, through Indigenous-led research rooted in cultural knowledge and research practices. Panellists: Alana Roscoe and Magnolia Perron (First Nations Information Governance Centre) Julianne Sanguins (Manitoba Métis Federation) Kristy Kowatch and Sacha Bragg (Thunderbird Partnership Foundation) Drs. Lindsay Farrell and Zach Walsh (University of British...

MHCC-CCSA Cannabis Webinar Series (Winter Edition): Webinar 2 – Priority Populations: Experiences of Cannabis and Mental Health

Explores the experiences of cannabis and mental health for older adults, 2SLGBTQ+ people living with mental illness in Quebec, adults who are homeless and precariously housed in urban Alberta, and Canadian Veterans. Panellists:  Dr. Raza Mirza (University of Toronto) Dr. Olivier Ferlatte (University of Montreal) Kathleen Larose & Lauren Cameron (AAWEAR), Lisa Elford & Erika...

Office Closed

Although our office is closed today, Wellness Together Canada is open 24/7! Call, text, go online, or download the app for support any time, day or night.

Family Day

Our office is closed today for Family Day. This holiday is observed in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, and Saskatchewan. The third Monday in February is celebrated in Prince Edward Island as “Islander Day” and is observed in Manitoba as “Louis Riel Day”.

MHCC-CCSA Cannabis Webinar Series (Winter Edition): Webinar 3 – Youth: Experiences of Cannabis and Mental Health

Examines cannabis and mental health among youth, including the impact of cannabis policies for young people. Panellists: Dr. Scott Leatherdale (University of Waterloo) Dr. Cecilia Benoit (University of Victoria) Dr. Suzanne Archie (McMaster University) Farnaz Farhang, Maaz Shahid, and Khulud Baig (Centre for Resilience and Social Development) This webinar will be presented in English with...

Quality Mental Health Care for All Webinar

Zoom

The new vision for quality mental health care, based on the Quality Mental Health Care Framework, was built on the expertise of people with lived and living experience, health-care administrators, and practitioners. The framework was developed by the Quality Mental Health Care Network, the MHCC, and HealthCareCAN, a partnership that brings together physical and mental...

Black Mental Health Week

In 2020, the City of Toronto, in partnership with TAIBU Community Health Centre, hosted the first Black Mental Health Day. It is now observed annual on the first Monday of every March. But what started as a single day has already grown into a week. Black Mental Health Week is an initiative to highlight, support...