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)
Link to Article on Fundraising and Use of Canada Helps. org
The Mood Disorders Society of Canada is a STRONG national voice for consumers and families. Through the generous support of individual donors, we have been able to have a significant positive impact on government policy, funding and media attention for issues that matter to people who live with bipolar disorder, depression and other mood disorders.
The membership of MDSC has identified fighting stigma as most important to them. To direct your donation specifically to fighting stigma, learn more about the Elephant in the Room Campaign (PDF English // French).
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