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Learning to create safe spaces for youth

Long before the pandemic, the need to support the mental health of young people was evident. With 50 per cent of all mental health problems established by age 14, the formative years of our youth are some of the most vulnerable.

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Behind the badge

The Working Mind First Responders offers police a new kind of protection.

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A mayday signal for mental health

Firefighter Steve Jones on the merits of The Working Mind First Responders course.

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From medic to mental health advocate

For Pauline Meunier, a paramedic of 26 years, it took a trip to the allergist to give her anxiety a name.

“What I thought were allergic reactions turned out to be panic attacks,” she said. “Before I was asked about anxiety, it never occurred to me that my mental health could be the problem.”

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Welcoming women back to work

New MHCC resource aims to support women sidelined from the workforce

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Parents lend their experiences to cannabis research

New community-based research explores cannabis consumption during pregnancy and parenthood

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Feeding on isolation

The first week of February marks Eating Disorders Awareness Week, a national public awareness campaign dedicated to shedding light on the reality of eating disorders (EDs) and the people they affect.

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Don’t leave your mental health out in the cold

In Canada, most people are all-too-familiar with the physical challenges of working through the winter. From dressing to driving, the importance of changing the way we operate to protect ourselves from the cold goes without question.

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Promoting life in headlines and households

MHCC champions a variety of suicide pre- and postvention resources.

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