Mood Disorders Society of Canada Awards

Mood Disorders Society of Canada has implemented an Awards Program that acknowledges good works in mental health and anti-stigma awareness. Our two awards are the Jordan James Pickell Mental Health Achievement Recognition Award and the Marg Starzynski Mental Health Leadership Award.

Please join MDSC in congratulating the recipients for taking proactive initiative and for their outstanding achievements.

We see the mental health leaders of tomorrow in their actions.


Jordan James Pickell Mental Health Achievement Recognition Award

For organizations whose outstanding contribution to mental health education and anti-stigma activities by actively engaging students and staff in understanding and accepting mental illness and the importance of mental health, has had a positive impact on the mental health community.

Recipients:

  • CDSBEO: Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (2014) Website l News Release
  • McMaster University, COPE (2013)


Marg Starzynski Mental Health Leadership Award

Awarded to individuals whose dedicated leadership in community mental health awareness and through personal contributions to raising awareness of mental illness has had a positive impact on the mental health community.

Recipients:

Clay Williams, Canal Pursuit for Mental Health (2015)

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William J. Gartland, Director of Education, Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (2014)

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Mariette Lee, McMaster University (2013)