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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – an opportunity to reflect on our growing understanding of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and our need to listen to, and learn from, people living...

Bell Let’s Talk

This year, Bell announced that it will donate an additional $10 million towards its goal of $155 million for Canadian mental health programs. This action will replace the donation of...

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,...

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...

Black Mental Health Week

In 2020, the City of Toronto hosted the first Black Mental Health Day in partnership with TAIBU Community Health Centre. It is now observed annual on the first Monday of...

National AccessAbility Week (NAAW)

National AccessAbility Week, held from May 28 to June 3, 2023, is a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities and promote efforts to increase accessibility and inclusion...

National Indigenous History Month

At the Mental Health Commission of Canada, we also see this month as an important reminder of our organizational commitment to reconciliation and cultural humility.

Pride Season

Let's come together to spotlight the resilience, celebrate the talent, and recognize the contributions of 2SLGBTQI+ communities.

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...

Disability Pride Month

During July, we’ve been celebrating Disability Pride Month. What started in the United States in 1990 has become a global movement of empowerment and visibility for those with disabilities. In...