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April 29, 2016 MEDIA ADVISORY CAMIMH  Canada’s Largest Mental Health Alliance to hold its annual Gala and Awards Ceremony in Ottawa.
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We are pleased to announce a special Yuk Yuks Comedy Night in partnership of a novel program for treatment of PTSD in Military and First Responders.

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April 14, 2016
Mood Disorders Society of Canada is once again proud to be a marketing partner for the Conference Board of Canada's Better Workplace Confernce

Feb 16, 2016: MDSC and MHCC present a joint National Suicide Prevention and PTSD Treatment Plan.  Details of Pre-Budget Submission

Feb 16, 2016:Mental Health Opportunity for Canada, Canada selected to host “APEC Digital Hub for Best and Innovative Practices in Mental Health Partnerships” Details of Pre-Budget Submission

Feb 9, 2016: The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) recently launched a new letter writing campaign on; www.Demandaplan.caDuring the last election, campaign supporters sent more than 40,000 letters to candidates across the country. Thank you partners for your support! The more we unite and voice concern, the likelier political leaders are to take action.

Feb 3, 2016: The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is pleased to announce that the group’s 2015 advocacy campaign has been recognized among the best in the world by New York based PR News Magazine. Details

Feb 1, 2016: MDSC is very proud to announce that the Students’ Association of Keyano College @KeyanoSA, Facebook has partnered with MDSC on our internationally recognized Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign: Details

Jan 22, 2016: Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund is now receiving applications.

Bell today announced the launch of the $1-million annual Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund for 2016. Applications are now being accepted for grants for community-based mental health initiatives improving access to care around the country. More Info


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

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

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Anxiety and Related Disorders

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba
The Anxiety Network
The Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
Joy Project

Depression and Bipolar Disorder (also known as Manic-Depressive Disorder)

Bipolar Disorder Learning Center
Bipolar Magazine
BPD World (Borderline Personality Disorder)
Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance  (formerly the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association - USA)
Depression Hurts
Dr. Ivan's Depression Central
Informed Choices about Depression
Men's Depression
National Foundation for Depressive Illness
Pendulum Resources
Wing of Madness

Related Links for Young People

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
The Bipolar Child
The Balanced Mind Foundation
Mind Your Mind
Learning Disabilities
The Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
Related Links for Seniors
Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health 

Cross-Cultural Resources for Mood Disorders

Ethnic Health Initiative

Canadian Organizations for Mood Disorders

British Columbia - Mood Disorders Association of British Columbia
Alberta - Mood Disorders Association in Medicine Hat
Alberta - Organization for Bipolar Disorders
Saskatchewan- No current provincial association
  Ami Quebec
  Fédération des Familles et Amis de la Personne Atteinte de Maladie Mentale
Newfoundland - No current provincial association
Nova Scotia - No current provincial association, but related links

International Organizations for Mood Disorders

International Society for Bipolar Disorder

GAMIAN - Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe

FyrenIyce - Australian Bipolar Website
Bipolar Caregivers
Gedhjalp -Iceland
DI.A.PSI.-Piemonte - Italy
Nederlansche Stichting Manisch Depressieven - The Netherlands
Ananke - Sweden
United Kingdom
Men's Health Forum - UK:
Pendulum - United Kingdom
United States
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (formerly the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association - USA)
Department of Health and Human Services - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.A.)
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (U.S.A.)
Mental Health - A Report of the Surgeon General of the United States
7 Cups of Tea - Emotional support resource

Peer Support

Crisis Prevention, Intervention & Information Centre for Northern BC
Bring Change 2 Mind - a not-for-profit organization created by Glenn Close
Reasons to go on Living - stories of people who have attempted suicide but now want to live.
Health Gateway - health information and support for people living with complex chronic illnesses and episodic disabilities and their loved ones in Ontario.
Find a Therapist - Theravive offers a network of licensed and professional counselors, therapists, and psychologists who uphold clear values in counseling. Find a Therapist
The Trauma and Mental Health Report (York University) 
Beacon Club (Campbell River, BC)

Gambling Related Links

Australia & New Zealand Gambling Research Unit, Univ. of Sydney
Centre for Gambling Studies, University of Auckland
Canada Addictive Behaviours Laboratory, Univ. of Calgary
Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC)
Alberta Gaming Research Institute
British Columbia Partnership for Responsible Gambling
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)
Canadian Partnership for Responsible Gambling
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Electronic Journal of Gambling Issues: eGambling, CAMH
Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors
Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre
Responsible Gambling Council (Ontario)
Netherlands European Association for the Study of Gambling
United States Gambling Treatment and Research Center
Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction
Gaming Studies Research Center, University of Nevada
Harvard Medical School - Division of Addictions
Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial

National Council on Problem Gambling
North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries NASPL

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