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Author: Louise Bradley

Drawing strength from discomfort

MHCC President and CEO Louise Bradley reflects on the power of resiliency

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Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health

Catalyst Special Edition – Canada’s minister of health on the challenges of COVID-19

On May 20, I sat down for a candid, wide-ranging virtual discussion with Health Minister Patty Hajdu. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, she has become a familiar face in living rooms across the country as she faithfully provides daily briefings to keep the people in Canada up to date on the tireless public health response mounted by the federal government.

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Louise Bradley: Make self-acceptance your pandemic priority

COVID-19 has shaken our world like a child’s snow globe. And it’s hard to find our true north when we’ve been pushed outside our comfort zone while a blizzard rages with no end in sight.

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Louise Bradley: Leaning into uncertainty

In these last few years, this is my hardest-won piece of wisdom: vulnerability is our greatest strength. 

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Talking about suicide saves lives

For the last 30 years, l’Association québecoise de prevention du suicide has devoted the first week in February to fostering conversations on suicide prevention.

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Prevention, innovation, and collaboration

MHCC president and CEO Louise Bradley anticipates greater impact and collaboration in the year ahead

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Thoughts on Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me

On the heels of World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10) and the launch of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s (MHCC’s) national suicide prevention project, Roots of Hope, the topic has been top of mind.

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