NHL Players Embrace the Mood Disorders Society of Canada’s Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign

August 1, 2019 – Belleville, Ontario –Dawn Braid’s Skating School is collaborating with Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) and adopted the Elephant in the Room anti-stigma (EITR) program this year.  (Dawn Braid is a professional performance skating coach and professional hockey’s first full-time female skating coach […]

NHL Players Embrace the Mood Disorders Society of Canada’s Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign2019-08-01T12:21:46-04:00

Information Workshops and Peer Training for members of the LGBTQ2S Communities.

Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) is pleased to announce the Peer and Trauma Support Services has now expanded to provide peer support training for the LGTBQ2S community based on the successful MDSC Peer and Trauma Support Services model.

There is no substitute for being among people who are going through the same things […]

Information Workshops and Peer Training for members of the LGBTQ2S Communities.2019-07-03T16:40:07-04:00

Major Mental Healthcare Initiative for Healthcare Workers At The Eastern Health Authority

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Belleville, ON. June 3, 2019. Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) is very proud to be part of the development of an innovative collaborative program developed by MDSC.  MDSC partnered with Newfoundland and Labrador’s four Health Authorities and the Mental Health Commission of Canada on this initiative. […]

Major Mental Healthcare Initiative for Healthcare Workers At The Eastern Health Authority2019-06-03T08:52:28-04:00

Dawn Braid Skating Partners with Elephant In The Room Campaign!

May 27, 2019

Mood Disorders Society of Canada is very pleased to announce that Dawn Braid Skating has partnered with us on our Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma Campaign, raising awareness about mental health on the ice with hockey players, their families and friends.

Dawn Braid Skating has adopted the blue anti-stigma elephant onto their skating […]

Dawn Braid Skating Partners with Elephant In The Room Campaign!2019-05-29T12:25:49-04:00

Mood Disorders Society of Canada announces the Expansion of their Award Program for 2019

Belleville, for Immediate Release                                                                                                    […]

Mood Disorders Society of Canada announces the Expansion of their Award Program for 20192019-05-14T18:11:45-04:00

MDSC Proud to Join Research Canada Alliance

March 1, 2019, Belleville, ON – Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) is very pleased to announce its membership with the Research Canada Alliance whose mission is to improve the health and prosperity of all Canadians by championing Canada’s global leadership in health research.

The Alliance is “a constructive, effective and collaborative approach to health research […]

MDSC Proud to Join Research Canada Alliance2019-03-01T11:05:43-04:00

VIA Rail Canada continues its partnership with Mood Disorders Society of Canada to Defeat Depression!

Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) is very pleased to announce that VIA Rail Canada is again sponsoring the national Defeat Depression campaign.  

VIA Rail’s sponsorship aligns with their mission to ‘strive to make a real difference in the communities we call home’.   VIA will […]

VIA Rail Canada continues its partnership with Mood Disorders Society of Canada to Defeat Depression!2019-02-22T10:13:37-04:00

Northern Initiative for Social Action (NISA) receives Jordan James Pickell Mental Health Achievement Recognition Award

For Immediate Release   

February 7, 2019 – Belleville, ON – Mood Disorders Society of Canada is proud to announce Northern Initiative for Social Action (NISA) as the 2018 recipient of the Jordan James Pickell Mental Health Achievement Recognition Award.

This award is presented to organizations who have made outstanding contributions to mental health education and anti-stigma […]

Northern Initiative for Social Action (NISA) receives Jordan James Pickell Mental Health Achievement Recognition Award2019-02-07T17:00:21-04:00

MDSC Very proud to award Ameera Ladak with the Marg Starzynski Award

The Mood Disorders Society of Canada is proud to announce Ameera Ladak as the 2018 recipient of the Marg Starzynski Mental Health Leadership Award.

This award is presented 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 […]

MDSC Very proud to award Ameera Ladak with the Marg Starzynski Award2019-01-21T09:57:17-04:00

Peer Training And Support For Veterans Funded By True Patriot Love

There is no substitute for being among people who are going through the same things as you are.

In response to the need for peer support, The Mood Disorders Society of Canada’s Peer and Trauma Support Systems (P.A.T.S.S.) Team led by facilitator’s with years of lived experience will share their knowledge and experience in the […]

Peer Training And Support For Veterans Funded By True Patriot Love2019-01-14T12:10:28-04:00