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Employment Opportunity – Defeat Depression Campaign Director

Position:        Campaign Director

Reports to:     National Executive Director

Job Summary

  • Lead the execution of the new communications strategic plan for fundraising, participant engagement, volunteer goals, revenue generation and timelines, following organizational best practices.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the refreshed brand roll-out and revised campaign marketing and branding plan, including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, [...]

Peer and Trauma Support Systems (PATSS) Update

The MDSC Peer and Trauma Support Systems (PATSS) Team facilitators Staff Sergeants (ret'd) Brad McKay and Syd Gravel, held a much demanded two-day Peer Support Training at The Trauma Centre, in Sharon, Ontario on Oct 12 and 13th with 19 participants from a variety of backgrounds and organizations throughout [...]

William J. Gartland (Bill) Joins Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC)

Belleville, Ontario – November 23, 2017

The National Executive Director of MDSC, Dave Gallson, today announced the appointment of Bill Gartland to the role of Associate National Executive Director for the national mental health organization. “Considering the knowledge and leadership experience that he has achieved over the years, particularly within education and mental health, Bill will [...]

Canada and China team up to tackle mental health – announcement on outskirts of APEC meetings in Da Nang

      

5-year technology project will enable better access to mental health treatments and patient-focused care

OTTAWA AND DA NANG, VIETNAM, NOV. 9—As the Canadian government attends the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, [...]

Appleby College has partnered with us on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign

October 30, 2017

I am very happy to announce that the Appleby College has partnered with us on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental health at the college.

Too often, people are afraid of talking about mental illness because of the stigma which is attached to it. By displaying the blue elephant, [...]

Academy of Learning Career College– Alberta campus has partnered with us on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign

October 23, 2017

I am very happy to announce that the Academy of Learning Career College– Alberta campus has partnered with us on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental health at the college.

Too often, people are afraid of talking about mental illness because of the stigma which is attached to it. [...]

For the 3rd year Red River College has partnered with MDSC on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign

October 3, 2017

I am very happy to announce that Red River College in Alberta has partnered with us for the third year on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental health at the college.

Too often, people are afraid of talking about mental illness because of the stigma which is attached to [...]

Nova Scotia Community College has partnered on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising Mental Health awareness

September 29, 2017

I am very happy to announce that Nova Scotia Community College has partnered with us on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental health at the school.

Too often, people are afraid of talking about mental illness because of the stigma which is attached to it. By displaying the blue [...]

Canada’s APEC Digital Hub: Leading the Way on an Innovative Mental Health Super Cluster

 

Canadians are taking a leadership position in an innovative, science-based campaign with the potential to transform global understanding and treatment of mental wellness through an unprecedented digital collaboration leveraging the knowledge and research efforts of countries around the world.

Canada on the global front lines of an innovative digital campaign for mental wellness

The APEC Digital Hub, [...]

National Pharmacare Program, Supporting our Vets and MORE – MDSC Update

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