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Jun 23, 2020, 08:00 ET New survey finds employment status, income, key factors impacting mental health of Canadians during COVID-19

OTTAWA, ON, June 23, 2020 /CNW/ - As people in Canada continue to experience unrelenting stress and life disruption due to COVID-19, a new survey conducted by The Conference Board of Canada and the...


Jun 22, 2020, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Mental Health Commission of Canada and Conference Board of Canada to release results of pandemic mental health survey

OTTAWA, ON, June 22, 2020 /CNW/ - On June 23, 2020, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and The Conference Board of Canada will release the results of a joint survey designed to check the...


May 28, 2020, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - President of the Mental Health Commission of Canada sits down for a candid one-on-one with Minister of Health Hon. Patty Hajdu/

OTTAWA, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Tomorrow, May 28, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) will be releasing a feature interview between the organization's President and CEO, Louise Bradley, and...


May 27, 2020, 17:04 ET Media Advisory - President of the Mental Health Commission of Canada sits down for a candid one-on-one with Minister of Health Hon. Patty Hajdu

OTTAWA, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Tomorrow, May 28, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) will be releasing a feature interview between the organization's President and CEO, Louise Bradley, and...


May 06, 2020, 12:57 ET New Nanos poll reveals people in Canada are more stressed in the era of COVID-19

OTTAWA, May 6, 2020 /CNW/ - A Nanos Research poll, conducted on behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), has found that many people in Canada have seen their stress levels double...


Apr 28, 2020, 10:00 ET Mental Health Commission of Canada launches free online crisis training for essential workers during COVID-19

OTTAWA, April 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - In response to added pressures on essential workers during COVID-19, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has developed a trio of free crisis response...


Apr 28, 2020, 06:25 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Mental Health Commission of Canada to announce COVID-19 crisis training for essential workers/

OTTAWA, April 27, 2020 /CNW/ - The novel coronavirus has focussed much attention on the need to safeguard the physical health of Canadians, but COVID-19 related stress and anxiety is also taking its...


Apr 27, 2020, 16:59 ET Media Advisory - Mental Health Commission of Canada to announce COVID-19 crisis training for essential workers

OTTAWA, April 27, 2020 /CNW/ - The novel coronavirus has focussed much attention on the need to safeguard the physical health of Canadians, but COVID-19 related stress and anxiety is also taking its...


Apr 09, 2020, 17:15 ET As we practice physical distancing, strengthening social ties can bolster our mental health

OTTAWA, April 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is releasing a collection of deliberate actions we can take to hold social isolation at bay. Developed in...


Apr 08, 2020, 16:58 ET In the era of COVID-19, mental health matters more than ever

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Last week, the Government of Ontario released projections around the spread and transmission of COVID-19 that painted a ...


Apr 01, 2019, 10:20 ET Health Minister names Chuck Bruce MHCC Board Chair

OTTAWA, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is pleased to announce that the Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, confirmed Chuck Bruce, formerly MHCC's...


Feb 11, 2019, 11:19 ET Mental Health Commission of Canada Mourns Board Chair the Hon. Michael Wilson

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Yesterday, we learned of the passing of the Mental Health Commission of Canada's (MHCC) Board Chair, the Hon. Michael...


Nov 05, 2018, 14:14 ET Statement on Veterans' Week from the Mental Health Commission of Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the First World War. Since 1919, we have taken the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to remember...


Oct 23, 2018, 12:00 ET A new resource to help family physicians support individuals with mental health and substance use problems

From the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada MONTREAL, Oct. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the College of...


Oct 23, 2018, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Launch of new resource to help family physicians support individuals with mental health and substance use problems

MONTREAL, Oct. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) will officially launch the Best Advice guide:...


Oct 17, 2018, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Discussion panel on the mental health needs of young adults in a changing landscape

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Today the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is partnering with Algonquin College to host a panel discussion on the mental health needs of emerging adults....


Oct 17, 2018, 06:00 ET Statement on the legalization of cannabis from the Mental Health Commission of Canada

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Canada will become only the second country in the world, after Uruguay, to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. The Mental Health Commission of Canada...


Oct 10, 2018, 10:03 ET World Mental Health Day: Helping Young People Build Resilience in a Changing World

Statement by Louise Bradley, President and CEO, Mental Health Commission of Canada: OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - "Under the theme Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World, World Mental...


Oct 01, 2018, 10:00 ET Mental Illness Awareness Week: Responding to the Diverse Needs of Canadians Living with a Mental Illness

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is proud to support the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental...


Sep 28, 2018, 10:00 ET Orange Shirt Day: A Time for Recollection and Reconciliation

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, Sept. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Orange Shirt Day, September 30, is an occasion to pause and remember Canada's residential school survivors and to...


Sep 12, 2018, 09:30 ET Mental Health First Aid Police Launched with OPP

OTTAWA, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) today announced the launch of its new mental health literacy training specific to police through a new agreement with the...


Sep 10, 2018, 10:28 ET MHCC mobilizes to prevent suicide

From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, on World Suicide Prevention Day, we are reminded that everyone can make a contribution to suicide prevention. The Mental...


Aug 10, 2018, 10:00 ET Statement - MHCC Supports the Call for Safe Spaces on International Youth Day

OTTAWA, Aug. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - On August 12, International Youth Day, we are reminded that affording young people the opportunity to gather in safe places, be they physical or virtual – to share their ...


Jul 27, 2018, 12:36 ET Mental Health Commission of Canada Welcomes Three New Board Directors - Statement

OTTAWA, July 27, 2018 /CNW/ - I am pleased to announce the following appointments to the Mental Health Commission of Canada's (MHCC) Board of Directors: Kellie Garrett, Regina, SK— an executive...


Jun 22, 2018, 10:00 ET Mental Health Commission of Canada on Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, June 22, 2018 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, happy Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day to all francophones in Canada. I...