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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

Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD) Survey

Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD) is a significant mental health issue with wide ranging impact on Canadians, families, communities and the health care system according to the findings of the April 2018 national survey on TRD, by Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC). The results of the survey reinforce depression is a very serious, often debilitating [...]

Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD) Survey 2018-04-25T14:53:09+00:00

MHIB Global Inc. Announces Endorsement by Mood Disorders Society of Canada for Its Program ‘Mental Health in a Box,’ an On-Line Workplace Mental Health Solution for Organizations and Their Employees

TORONTO, March 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MHIB Global Inc. is pleased to announce the endorsement by Mood Disorders Society of Canada of Mental
Health in a Box, it's online, workplace mental health program.

Mental Health in a Box helps organizations of all sizes and environments get started with a mental health initiative for their employees.

“We’re thrilled [...]

MHIB Global Inc. Announces Endorsement by Mood Disorders Society of Canada for Its Program ‘Mental Health in a Box,’ an On-Line Workplace Mental Health Solution for Organizations and Their Employees 2018-03-02T08:45:40+00:00

Survey – Share your viewpoints and experiences with depression

Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) and our national and regional partners are interested in better understanding the viewpoints and experiences of those who have experienced depression and who have tried multiple medications to treat their depression.  This research will help to direct future improvements to care.

As part of this initiative, [...]

Survey – Share your viewpoints and experiences with depression 2018-03-07T11:00:29+00:00
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