Oct 26: MDSC President, John Starzynski, Presents Clay Williams with the Mood Disorders Society of Canada, Marg Starzynski Award for Mental Health Leadership.
Clay, through the record setting Canal Pursuit run this year, exemplified personal dedication and leadership. Gaining strength from the personal experiences within his family, Clay and the Canal Pursuit team have greatly increased awareness of mental health issues, and have rallied the running community and engaged so many people to make change and to talk about mental illness. Our most sincere congratulations and appreciation to Clay and his team.
Oct 21: GoodLife FITNESS Health & Wellness Leadership Summit
November 25th, 2015 / 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building/ Toronto, ON
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Seating is Limited.
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Mood Disorders Society of Canada Discount Info
Oct 13: Improving workplace mental health: MDSC to speak on the scope and impact of mental health in the workplace, including suggestions for reducing presenteeism. Practical tips for a supportive workplace environment at the 8th Annual Ottawa Pathways Symposium on Health, Education and the Bottom Line Conference in Ottawa. (More Info)
Oct 2: We are happy to announce that St Francis Xavier University Student`s Union has partnered with us on the implementation of the Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental illness in their community by posting EITR posters at their local school. (Read News Release)
Oct 1: We are happy to announce that Rocky Lake Junior High School has partnered with us on the implementation of the Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental illness in their community by posting EITR posters at their local school. (Read News Release)
Sept 28: We are happy to announce that Trent Central Student Association (TCSA) at Trent University has partnered with us on the implementation of the Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental illness in their community by posting EITR posters at their local university. (Read News Release)
|MDSC is the only Canadian Associate Member of GAMIAN (Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks)
|MDSC is a member of the Aeroplan Pooling Program and receives the donation of miles once a year. Contact the MDSC for details.|
MDSC is proud to collaborate with Bell in anti-stigma initiatives.
|MDSC has been planning and collaborating with the Native Mental Health Association of Canada on a series of major national initiatives, including a comprehensive planning framework on cultural safety, relational practice and social inclusion to reduce labelling, discrimination, colonialism, racism and stigma.|
|MDSC is a member of the Neurological Health Charities of Canada.
On September 29, 2011, at the University of Ottawa Medical and Health Science campus at the Ottawa Hospital, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Federal Minister of Health, announced nearly $6 million in federal contributions for ten research projects on neurological conditions. (photo // more info)
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