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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)

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Workplace

 

Living with mental illness means not only making the effort to manage it personally, but finding ways to cope with how it can affect those who are in our lives. Some do not find the support they seek in the workplace and in some cases may even stop working due to the impact of stigma.

This Workplace section aims to provide both employees and employers with the information and guidance they need to promote and support positive Mental Health in the Workplace. 

In addition to the information below, you are invited to join our members only Mental Health in the Workplace Facebook Group, where we regularly post on current 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 us here.

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