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July 22: Clay Williams speaks to AM900 CHML host Ted Michaels about his upcoming 750K run for Defeat Depression. (Listen & Donate)

May 5: Blue Elephants Help Fight Stigma at Mount Allison University (Video)

Apr 21: The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health congratulates the government on Funding announcements for Mental Health Organizations, Research and Services. (PDF)


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

Media Room

The Mood Disorders Society of Canada partners actively with the media to ensure accurate and comprehensive reporting of matters that are of interest to consumers, families and caregivers. Our organization believes that the media has a powerful role to play in ensuring that the consumer and family voice is heard.

The Mood Disorders Society of Canada has evolved to become one of Canada’s best-connected mental health NGOs with a demonstrated track record for forging and maintaining meaningful and sustained partnerships with the public, private and non-profit sectors throughout Canada. 
The organization invites media inquiries and coverage of consumer perspectives. The point of contact is Phil Upshall, National Executive Director:

Mood Disorders Society of Canada
3-304 Stone Road West, Suite 736
Guelph, ON N1G 4W4
Tel. 519-824-5565 Fax: 519-824-9569

Phil Upshall's Bio

Phil Upshall is the National Executive Director of Mood Disorders Society of Canada. He is also:

Education: B.Comm, Dalhousie University, L.L.B. University of Toronto (called to the Bar of Ontario in 1969.)

Dave Gallson

Dave Gallson's Bio

Dave Gallson is the Associate National Executive Director of Mood Disorders Society of Canada. He is also:

Dave is married to his wife Lucy and they enjoy their children and grandchildren.

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