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What's New

Mar 4: Clara’s Big Ride for Bell Let’s Talk gets ready to roll in support of Canadian mental health (PDF)

Jan 16: The Canadian Research and Intervention Network (CDRIN) is holding a conference in Ottawa March 26 & 27, 2014. The theme is: 'Transforming Depression through Connections.' Visit CDRIN for more info.

Jan 16: The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health acknowledges a successful year of Workplace Mental Health (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)

Mar 25: Her Excellency Sharon Johnston to Speak at the Canadian Depression Research and Intervention Network Conference (News Release)

Dec 4: MDSC issues statement on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and suicide prevention in Canada (News Release

Nov 6: The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) will participate in the Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign! (Press Release






Promoting Accessibility, March 2011

Workplace Illness to Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDA), Dec. 2, 2011.

The presentation was live-broadcasted to 20 sites for AANDA employees.


Health At Work, Peterborough County-City Health Unit

Living with a mental illness means not only taking efforts to manage it, but coping with the ways in which it can affect your life and those in it. Some individuals experience negative consequences at the workplace, or even worse, stop working because of stigma.

This Workplace section of the website aims to provide both employees and employers with information and guidance on how to promote and support positive Mental Health in the Workplace.

In addition to the information below, you are invited to join our facebook group "Mental Health in the Workplace" where we will post workplace topics for discussion. 

Work With Us

MDSC now proudly offers Work With Us, a free workplace-based program that supports Canadians living with depression and/or arthritis by giving them the tools they need to actively self-manage, lead healthier lives and fully engage in work. This bilingual program is available across Canada and targets both employees living with depression and/or arthritis, employers and their colleagues. By the end of the 1 hour presentation, participants will:


For more information or to request a presentation for your workplace, visit here

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