Oct 11: Surgeon General Releases New Mental Health Strategy for Canadian Armed Forces News Release
Aug 1: CAMIMH Announces the Faces of Mental Illness for 2013 campaign. News Release
July 30: The Canadian Medical Association released their What Makes us Sick Report today. News Release | Report
May 6: Champions Dinner and Awards Gala, Chateau Laurier, Ottawa. More details. | Photos of Event
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. The ride culminates on Canada Day, July 1 2014, in Ottawa. Website | News Release (EN) (FR)
Oct 10: Calling all Canadians: Clara’s Big Ride for Bell Let’s Talk gets ready to roll (PDF)
Oct 3: MDSC announces partnership with innoviCares for Patient Benefit Card (PDF)
Sept 18: New Mental Health Survey shows 17% of Canadians over 15 years of age perceived they required mental health care in the previous 12 months (PDF)
July 29: MDSC is proud to acknowledge COPE of McMaster University and Mariette Lee as the inaugural award recipients as part of MDSC's new Mental Health Awards Program (link)
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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