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From Mental Health Commission of Canada As World Suicide Prevention Day draws near, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is pleased to announce the expansion of our made-in-Canada, community-based Roots of Hope suicide prevention initiative by welcoming 10 new “early adopters.” “Roots of Hope is an approach to preventing...
In advance of World Day for International Justice, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is releasing new research and recommendations that highlight the need for improved support for justice-involved people across Canada. “COVID-19 has highlighted the need to address the service gaps and risks facing people living with mental...
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and its partners are pleased to announce the investment of $2 million toward targeted research on the mental health effects of cannabis use among diverse populations in Canada. This joint investment with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Canadian Consortium for...
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) congratulates Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon on her appointment as the first Indigenous Governor General. As a dedicated public servant, mental health and wellness champion, and former MHCC board member, we are thrilled to see her become the first Inuk woman...
From Mental Health Commission of Canada, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Memorial University Today, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) together with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Memorial University, launched a report outlining the tremendous success of a brand-new way of improving access to mental health...
From Mental Health Commission of Canada and Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council Today, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) welcomed Waterloo Wellington as the seventh community to sign on to its national Roots of Hope suicide prevention project. The five-year partnership with the MHCC, which will be led by...
From Mental Health Commission of Canada and Government of New Brunswick The provincial government is partnering with the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Vitalité Health Network to launch a community suicide prevention project in northwestern New Brunswick. “We are taking action with our partners to ensure proper support...
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has partnered with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Eastern Health and a community coalition on the Burin Peninsula to launch Roots of Hope, a community suicide prevention project. Newfoundland and Labrador is the first province in Canada to sign onto this project. The...
Fifteen primary health care clinics across Newfoundland and Labrador will take part in a Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) e-mental health demonstration project to reduce wait times and overcome geographic barriers to care. This project will also highlight best practices to follow and pitfalls to avoid when integrating e-mental...
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