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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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)
|Consumer & Family Support|
|Newfoundland & Labrador|
|Prince Edward Island|
Perhaps the greatest challenge in coping with a mood or anxiety disorder is finding the right kind of treatment and support to meet your needs. We know from experience just how frustrating and confusing it is to find help. The good news is that with psychiatric treatment, over 80% of people experience a full and complete recovery and they are able to return to work and play with minimum disruption.
The following information builds on the experience of people who have had a mood and anxiety disorder and is provided to help you think about and find the resources you need within your community.
As you begin to look for help keep these points in mind:
- You have the right to receive quality care.
- You deserve the best care possible.
- Finding the right treatment is a trial and error process.
- Accessing services can be very challenging.
- Be prepared to do some research.
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By providing these links, the Mood Disorders Society is not endorsing the organizations listed. Rather this resource is intended to provide you with information to aid you in your research. The list provided is not necessarily complete.
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