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Suzanne Westover

Structural stigma: The health-care crisis hiding in plain sight

When Thomas Ungar, psychiatrist-in-chief at St. Michael’s Hospital and associate professor at the University of Toronto, was asked to describe the structural stigma that spells ...
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Supporting those close to us during a pandemic

Real empathy never begins with ‘at least' and while it may be natural to some of us, that doesn’t mean we know how to effectively ...
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Feet in Christmas socks near fireplace. Four pairs of feet warming up. Friends at cozy winter vacation. | Pieds en chaussettes de Noël près de la cheminée. Quatre paires de pieds en échauffement. Amis en vacances d'hiver douillettes.

Making spirits bright

While Dr. Keith Dobson doesn’t have a miracle cure for the holiday blues, he’s got a prescription for improving our outlook: We need to manage ...
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cannabis research

Community-based research a win-win for underserved communities

“We are all experts in our own right,” declared Krista Benes, director of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s (MHCC’s) mental health and substance use ...
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Learning to adapt

To support post-secondary institutions in promoting positive mental health outcomes on and off campus, the MHCC, in collaboration with CSA Group, have created the National ...
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Donovan Taplin

MHCC Board welcomes prominent student advocate

Back in the spring, at the height of the pandemic, Donovan Taplin happened to see that the MHCC was seeking a new board director.
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MHCC injects board with the insights and experience of youth

Medical student, peer supporter and mental health champion Armaghan Alam embraces a new challenge.
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MHCC training responds to the new normal

Going virtual to support essential workers and post-secondary students
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Jenica Atwin

Keeping up with Jenica Atwin

Fredericton MP reflects on a first term like no other
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