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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...


Jun 21, 2018, 10:00 ET Take a personal step towards reconciliation on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ - National Indigenous Peoples Day is a time to honour the heritage, contributions and cultures of First Nation, Inuit and ...


Jun 13, 2018, 10:30 ET It's time to talk about men's mental health

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, June 13, 2018 /CNW/ - On Men's Mental Health Awareness Day it's time to bust the stigma that discourages men from talking about their mental...


May 25, 2018, 10:00 ET Protecting the mental health of the paramedic community is paramount

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, May 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Paramedic services personnel are the people we hope we never need, but appreciate when we do. They are often the...


May 07, 2018, 10:00 ET Mental Health Commission of Canada Statement on Mental Health Week

OTTAWA, May 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is proud to stand with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and all our partners, to urge Canadians to #GETLOUD in...


May 04, 2018, 10:00 ET Professor Brian Mishara appointed as Principal Investigator for MHCC's Roots of Hope Project

OTTAWA, May 4, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is proud to announce the appointment of Professor Brian Mishara as Principal Investigator for MHCC's Roots of Hope – A...


Apr 26, 2018, 09:37 ET New CSA Standard Addresses Psychological Health and Safety for the Paramedic Community - A Canadian First

From Paramedic Association of Canada, CSA Group, Paramedic Chiefs of Canada, Mental Health Commission of Canada TORONTO, April 26, 2018 /CNW/ - A first for Canada, a new psychological health and...


Apr 24, 2018, 15:38 ET Media Advisory - New Psychological Health and Safety Standard for the Paramedic Community - A Canadian First

From Paramedic Association of Canada, CSA Group, Paramedic Chiefs of Canada, Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, April 24, 2018 /CNW/ - The Paramedic Association of Canada (PAC) in partnership ...


Apr 12, 2018, 12:39 ET Hiring aspiring workers living with mental illness makes cents

From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, April 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Today the MHCC launched a summary report, A Clear Business Case for Hiring Aspiring Workers that suggests opening the doors to...


Apr 06, 2018, 12:30 ET Access to publicly-funded psychotherapy is an essential step toward true universal health care

OTTAWA, April 6, 2018 /CNW/ - During World Health Day on April 7, the WHO is calling on world leaders to take concrete steps towards universal health coverage, so that everyone, everywhere, can...


Apr 03, 2018, 12:53 ET Caregivers are a critical part of a mental health care team

Statement From Mental Health Commission of Canada OTTAWA, April 3, 2018 /CNW/ - On National Carers Day, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) joins Canadians as they laud the valuable...