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APEC Digital Hub for Mental Health scientific director to participate in G7 AI Conference

MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2018 — Dr. Andy Greenshaw, APEC Digital Hub for Mental Health scientific director, will speak on a panel during the G7 Multistakeholder Conference on Artificial Intelligence, taking place tomorrow.

Titled “From Research to Commercialization,” the panel takes place from 3-4 p.m. and is moderated by James Kurose, Assistant Director for Computer and Information [...]

APEC Digital Hub for Mental Health scientific director to participate in G7 AI Conference 2018-12-05T16:56:43+00:00

Cassidy’s Recovery from Addiction and Dual Diagnosis

As a young girl my parents always encouraged me to be involved in the community. They wanted me to play sports, participate in after school clubs, and interact with other children. I had trouble finding the motivation to go do these activities. When I did I never really felt like I fit in [...]

Cassidy’s Recovery from Addiction and Dual Diagnosis 2018-11-27T09:28:01+00:00

Through the Fire and Into the Light

My whole life I was told to sit pretty and keep my mouth shut… little girls were meant to be seen not heard.  I was pretty good at my job of doing this and was the little girl that dreams were made of. Sugar, spice, and everything nice.  I smiled, said please and [...]

Through the Fire and Into the Light 2018-11-02T08:45:35+00:00

Veterans Affairs Canada to support 96 veterans enroll in Project Trauma Support

Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) is very pleased to have received funding today from Veterans Affairs Canada for Project Trauma Support, an innovative program addressing Post-Traumatic Stress and Operational Stress Injury.

The three-year project, announced in Montreal today by Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan, will support 96 veterans to enroll in this innovative [...]

Veterans Affairs Canada to support 96 veterans enroll in Project Trauma Support 2018-10-22T12:20:04+00:00

VIA Rail Canada Partners with Mood Disorders Society of Canada to Defeat Depression!

Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) is very pleased to announce that VIA Rail Canada has joined the Defeat Depression campaign as a national sponsor.

VIA Rail’s sponsorship aligns with their mission to ‘strive to make a real difference in the communities we call home’.   VIA will be supporting the campaign through a Pan-Canadian [...]

VIA Rail Canada Partners with Mood Disorders Society of Canada to Defeat Depression! 2018-07-06T08:41:53+00:00

Syd Gravel of the Mood Disorders Society of Canada Appointment to Global Mental Health Peer Network (GMHPN)

Mood Disorders Society of Canada is pleased to announce Sylvio (Syd) Gravel, co-Lead - MDSC Peer and Trauma Support Services Team, has been appointed to the Global Mental Health Peer Network (GMHPN) Country Executive Committee.  In his role, he will be representing Canada

 “I have had the pleasure of working closely with Syd for many years [...]

Syd Gravel of the Mood Disorders Society of Canada Appointment to Global Mental Health Peer Network (GMHPN) 2018-07-03T10:27:30+00:00

Mental Health Student Champions From Trillium Lakelands Schools Fight Stigma

May 18, 2018

I am very pleased to announce that the mental health student champions from five Trillium Lakelands District School Board secondary schools have partnered with us on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental health.   The schools are:  Bracebridge and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School, Lindsay Collegiate Vocational Institute, Haliburton Highlands [...]

Mental Health Student Champions From Trillium Lakelands Schools Fight Stigma 2018-05-29T15:32:39+00:00

Saskatoon Mental Health Committee Seeks To Reduce Stigma

May 18, 2018

I am very pleased to announce that a mental health committee has been established by caring individuals who reside in the City of Saskatoon.  This committee has partnered with us on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental health and local resources available.   The goal for this City of [...]

Saskatoon Mental Health Committee Seeks To Reduce Stigma 2018-05-29T15:27:26+00:00

St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto partners on Ant-Stigma Campaign

May 18, 2018

I am very pleased to announce that St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto has partnered with us on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental health.

By displaying the blue anti-stigma elephant, people will ask you what the elephant is about - which can lead to the discussion about mental [...]

St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto partners on Ant-Stigma Campaign 2018-05-29T13:42:17+00:00

The Salvation Army In Toronto Raising Awareness About Mental Health

May 18, 2018

I am very pleased to announce that the Salvation Army in Toronto has partnered with us on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental health.

By displaying the blue anti-stigma elephant, people will ask you what the elephant is about - which can lead to the discussion about mental illness, [...]

The Salvation Army In Toronto Raising Awareness About Mental Health 2018-05-29T13:15:43+00:00
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