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Announcement

We are pleased to announce a special Yuk Yuks Comedy Night in partnership of a novel program for treatment of PTSD in Military and First Responders.

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April 14, 2016
Mood Disorders Society of Canada is once again proud to be a marketing partner for the Conference Board of Canada's Better Workplace Confernce


Feb 16, 2016: MDSC and MHCC present a joint National Suicide Prevention and PTSD Treatment Plan.  Details of Pre-Budget Submission

Feb 16, 2016:Mental Health Opportunity for Canada, Canada selected to host “APEC Digital Hub for Best and Innovative Practices in Mental Health Partnerships” Details of Pre-Budget Submission

Feb 9, 2016: The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) recently launched a new letter writing campaign on; www.Demandaplan.caDuring the last election, campaign supporters sent more than 40,000 letters to candidates across the country. Thank you partners for your support! The more we unite and voice concern, the likelier political leaders are to take action.

Feb 3, 2016: The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is pleased to announce that the group’s 2015 advocacy campaign has been recognized among the best in the world by New York based PR News Magazine. Details

Feb 1, 2016: MDSC is very proud to announce that the Students’ Association of Keyano College @KeyanoSA, Facebook has partnered with MDSC on our internationally recognized Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign: Details

Jan 22, 2016: Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund is now receiving applications.

Bell today announced the launch of the $1-million annual Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund for 2016. Applications are now being accepted for grants for community-based mental health initiatives improving access to care around the country. More Info

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De-Stigmatizing Practices and Mental Illness: Nurses Working Together to Support Mental Health and Well-Being

De-Stigmatizing Practices and Mental Illness: Nurses Working Together to Support Mental Health and Well-Being

E-News Update

 

Feb 2016
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Topics

- Canadian Educators Conference
- Defeat Depression
- Incredible Accomplishment!
- Thanking our National Sponsors
- APEC Digital Hub
- Elephant In The Room
- Educational Programs
- Mental Health In the Workplace
- Peer & Trauma Support Services
- Discussion Forum
- Canadian Depression Research & Intervention Network (CDRIN)
- Partnerships
- Thank You to our Donors
- Donate
- Stay Connected

May 2015
(LINK)

Topics:

- Canadian Educators Conference on Mental Health
- Anti-Stigma
- Defeat Depression Campaign
- Our Sponors
- Work With Us
- Mental Health Education Programs
- Workplace Mental Health Guide
- Partnerships
- Upcoming Conferences

November 2014
(LINK)

Topics:

- Anti-Stigma
- Defeat Depression Campaign
- Our Sponors
- Work With Us
- Mental Health Education Programs
- Workplace Mental Health Guide
- Partnerships
- Upcoming Conferences

April 2014
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Topics:

- Anti-Stigma
- Defeat Depression Campaign
- Work With Us
- CDRIN
- A National Anit-Stigma Training Program for Nurses and other Health Care Professionals
- Canadian Lawyers Mental Health Program
- PTSD
- Workplace Mental Health Guide
- Partnerships
- Our Social Media Network
- Discussion Forum

Oct 2013
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Topics:

- Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign goes International!
- Defeat Depression Mental Health Events Happen in October!
- Individuals Wanted!
- Defeat Depression Campaign Theme Song
- MDSC Joins forces with the Arthritis Society
- Workplace Mental Health
- MDSC voted 2013 Lead Charity bu Gamma-Dynacare
- CDRIN
- PTSD
- Bell Let's Talk Clara's Big Ride
- MDSC congratulates Movember
- MDSC supports Touched by Fire
- CAMIMH
- MDSC Partners
- Our Social Media Network
 

May 2013
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Topics:

- MDSC Presents National Award to COPE at McMaster University
- 2nd Annual Pan-Canadian Defeat Depression Mental Health Campaign
- Defeat Depression Campaign Song
- MDSC Voted 2013 Lead Charity by Gamma-Dynacare and gives $25,000 donation
- Canadian Depression Research and Intervention Network
- PTSD
- MDSC Organization Strategy Session
- CAMIMH Champions Awards
- Elephant in the Room Campaign
- Mount Allison University Receives Award for Launching Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign
- MDSC Partners with CNA and MHCC
- MDSC Joins Forces with the Arthritis Society
- What BETTER Feels LIke
- Discussion Forum - Peer Support is Here to Help 
- Our Social Media Network
 

Dec 2012
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Topics:

- Defeat Depression Mental Health Campaign
- Canadian Depression Research and Intervention Network
- PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
- Provincial Matters
- Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health
- Workplace Mental Health
- Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign
- The Criminal Code and "Not Criminally Responsible"
- What BETTER Feels Like
- Discussion Forum-Peer Support is Here to Help

Sept 2012
(PDF)

Topics:
- About Mood Disorders Society of Canada
- Defeat Depression Event a Huge Success!
- Stop the Stigma: Mental Health Webcast Series
- Canadians Living with Depression - New Network
- MDSC Leads Development of New PTSD Program
- Mental Illness Resources
- MDSC Research and Reports
- New National Mental Health Achievement Recognition Award
- What BETTER Feels Like
- Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Program Campaign
- Mental Illness Awareness Week
- Discussion Forum/Peer Support Here to Offer Help
- Social Media
- Supporting Mood Disorders Society of Canada

March 2012
(PDF)

Topics:
- Defeat Depression Pan-Canaadian Awareness & Fundraising Event
- PTSD Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind: Report to Cnd Gov't
- What BETTER Feels Like
- COPE @ McMaster'
- Mental Illness Resources
- MDSC Forum
- Upcoming Conferences and Events
- MDSC Social Media
November 2011
(PDF)
Topics:
- Mental Health Survey Report
- PTSD Event & Report
- Defeat Depression Events & Website
- Anti-Stigma Program
- Elephant in the Room Campaign
- Mental Illness Resource Distribution
- Social Media & Media Forum Outreach
- What BETTER Feels Like Project
- Collaborations & In the News
- Holiday Giving
August 2011
(PDF)

Topics:
- Pan-Canadian Survey
- MDSC/CMA Web-Based Anti-Stigma Program
- Finance Pre-Budget Submission
- Mental Health in Universities
- Improving Re-Integration Supports
- Fundraising & Awareness Events
- Aeroplan Charitable Pooling Program
- Workplace Mental Health
- Mental Illness Awareness Week
- Provincial Changes
May 2011
(PDF)

Topics:
- Ride Above Depression
- Free Your Spirit Piano Concert
- MDSC & CMA CME Web-Based Course
- MDSC Partners with Correctional Services Canada
- MDSC joins Neurological Health Charities Canada
- MDSC Presents at Conferences
- MDSC Improves Access to Website
March 2011
(PDF)


Topics:
- MDSC-CMA Anti-Stigma Project
- Building Bridges
- Mental Health in the Workplace
- Resource and Support Dissemination
- Discussion Forum
- Research
- Stigma & Discrimination Reduction Activities




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