May 10: Nominations are now open for the Faces of Mental Ilness Campaign. more details... (PDF)
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 and spans more than 100 days, 12,000 kilometres and every province and territory of Canada. The ride culminates on Canada Day, July 1 2014, in Ottawa. Website | News Release (EN) (FR)
Apr 8: CAMIMH announces the winners of the Champions of Mental Health Award.s for 2013 Join the celebrations at the 2013 Champion's Gala on May 6. Tickets from CAMIMH. Newsrelease. Email. Gala Details: May 6, 2013 Chateau Laurier, Ottawa. Reception: 5:30pm; Dinner & Awards 7pm More details. | Photos of Event
Mar 15: Emily Maguire seeking sponsorships to help her release her new album "Bird in a Cage". Emily provided the antham song for the Defeat Depression Campaign. More details about her new album
Feb 15: The first edition of CSA Z1003/BNQ 9700-803, Psychological health and safety in the workplace - Prevention, promotion, and guidance to staged implementation is now available. More details.
Jan 21: "52 Ways to Beat Depression Naturally" was released on "Blue Monday". Written by Toronto Psychotherapist Nicole McCance. Link to publisher | Link to Nicole's site
Jan 8: Mark your calendar for the Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference to be held in Montreal on June 27 and 28, 2013. More details at shared-care.ca
May 24: MDSC E-News now available!
May 7: “Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act” Will Set Back Mental Health without Increasing Public Safety more
May 6: 2013 Champion's Gala more
Apr 26: The Countdown is On! Just 1 month until Defeat Depression Weekend in Canada. Register for an event in your community | Plan your own activitiy wherever you are!
Apr 22: MDSC had an interview on the "Family Caregivers Unite" show with Dr. Gordon Atherley. The topic was "Family Caregivers Help us Defeat Depression". Listen now! Also December episode called "Mood Disorders, Stigmatization and Family Caregiving"
Mar 22. MDSC is partnering with Conference Board of Canada on the upcoming Workplace Wellness and Mental Health 2013 Conference. Tues Jn 18 - Wed Jn 19 2013. The Old Mill Inn, Toronto, ON. Conference Website
AMI-Quebec- Action on Mental Illness
6875 Decarie Blvd. Suite 300
Montreal, Quebec H3W 3E4
Tel: (514) 486-1448
Toll free: 1-877-303-0264
Fax: (514) 486-6157
AMI-Québec, a grassroots organization, is committed to helping families cope with the effects of mental illness through support, education, information and advocacy. They provide an excellent description of how government funded mental health supports and services are organized and links to the government website.
To find additional self-help and peer support groups in Quebec contact
Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal
801 Sherbrooke St. East, Suite 401
Montreal, PQ, H2L 1K7
Tel: (514) 527-1375
Fax: (514) 527-9712
Centre d’Action Benevol du Quebec
615 Pierre Bertrand Boulevard South
Vanier, PQ, GIM 3J3
Tel: (418) 681-3501
Fax: (418) 681-6481
West Island Volunteer Bureau
750 Dawson Avenue
Dorval, PQ, H0S 1X1
Tel: (514) 631-3720
Fax: (514) 631-3024
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