Oct 9: Surgeon General Releases New Mental Health Strategy for Canadian Armed Forces News Release
Aug 1: CAMIMH Announces the Faces of Mental Illness for 2013 campaign. News Release
July 30: The Canadian Medical Association released their What Makes us Sick Report today. News Release | Report
May 6: Champions Dinner and Awards Gala, Chateau Laurier, Ottawa. More details. | Photos of Event
Apr 25: Bell announces Clara’s Big Ride for Bell Let’s Talk, a national bicycle tour by Clara Hughes in support of mental health that begins in March 2014. The ride culminates on Canada Day, July 1 2014, in Ottawa. Website | News Release (EN) (FR)
Oct 10: Calling all Canadians: Clara’s Big Ride for Bell Let’s Talk gets ready to roll (PDF)
Oct 3: MDSC announces partnership with innoviCares for Patient Benefit Card (PDF)
Sept 18: New Mental Health Survey shows 17% of Canadians over 15 years of age perceived they required mental health care in the previous 12 months (PDF)
July 29: MDSC is proud to acknowledge COPE of McMaster University and Mariette Lee as the inaugural award recipients as part of MDSC's new Mental Health Awards Program (link)
|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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