Affiliations & Membership

MDSC is a proud member of the Canadian Military and Veteran Families Leadership Circle and is a founding member and strong supporter of the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health, a member of Mental Health and the Neurological Health Charities Canada, and the only Canadian Associate Member of the Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks.

Member organizations include:

Neurological Health Charities Canada (NHCC)

NHCC is a Canadian collective of organizations that represent people with chronic, often progressive, neurological and/or neuromuscular diseases, disorders, conditions and injuries (brain conditions). NHCC's role is to provide leadership, evaluate and advance new opportunities for collaboration specific to advocacy, as well as provide education and undertake research related to brain health.

Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks (GAMIAN-Europe)

GAMIAN - Europe strives to ensure that the voice of the patient is heard, appreciated and actively considered whenever issues relating to mental health, both present and future, are discussed in whichever arena and at whatever level. The organisation unites more than 80 national associations from 37 countries from Iceland in the North, Malta in the South, Russia in the East, and Portugal in the West. GAMIAN also has associated members from Australia, Brazil, Canada, and South Africa.