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 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"
Mar22. 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
PresentationsPromoting Accessibility, March 2011
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Workplace Illness to Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDA), Dec. 2, 2011.
The presentation was live-broadcasted to 20 sites for AANDA employees.
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LinksHealth 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.
- MDSC announces Mental Health in the Workplace Series (pdf)
- No 1: Health and Wellness in the Workplace (link)
- No 2: Developing a Workplace Policy (link)
- No 3: Roles and Responsibilities in Developing a Workplace Policy (link)
- No 4: Identifying Problem Areas (link)
- No 5: Workplace Stress (link)
- No 6: The Workplace Stress Audit (link)
- No. 7: Maintaining Work Life Balance (link)
- No. 8: Promoting Wellness in the Workplace (link)
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