Mood Disorders

 

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What's New

Mental Health Education

combating stigma

This Web-Based Continuing Medical Education (CME) program entitled “Combating Stigma for Physicians and other Health Professionals”. This interactive online course intends to educate family physicians and specialists in the recognition of stigma related to mental illness.  The course is designed to provide participants with an opportunity to recognize attitudes and behaviours that could potentially lead to stigma as well as provide an example of a practical clinical approach to helping doctors, other healthcare professionals and patients. Course Information

Sept 19: Mental Health Fair in Hardisty aimed to open eyes and end stigma around depression and suicide (Link)

July 8: The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) has announced the five Canadians selected for the 12th annual Faces of Mental Illness campaign (PDF)

May 8: Canada-Wide Defeat Depression Campaign Encourages Members of Parliament to Get Involved (PDF)

Apr 16: Ipsos Canada partners with MDSC to feature Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign and Work With Us on national Wellness Boards. (PDF)

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Quick Facts

 Quick Facts Thumbnail Quick Facts on Mental Illness and Addictions in Canada, 3rd Edition  (November 2009), is an expanded version of the hugely popular second edition. It brings together, in a comprehensive, evidence-based document, important statistics relating not only to mental illnesses and addictions as they impact individuals and their families but also as they impact the healthcare system, the workplace, and the economy in general. It also provides an understanding of the relationship between mental illnesses, addictions, and physical illnesses such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.  Read more... (PDF English // French)

Quick Facts (November 2009). This plain text version of the 3rd edition of Quick Facts contains all citations for the facts in the published edition, as described above.  For researchers, students - or for those who wish to access the resources for themselves and learn more about mental illness and addictions.  Read more... (PDF English).

 


 




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