Mental Health

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day tomorrow: Join the national conversation about mental health!

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Clara Hughes, Bell Let’s Talk national spokesperson, invites everyone to the 5th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 28 Michael Landsberg, Howie Mandel and Mary Walsh join Clara, Michel Mpambara and Stefie Shock on the Bell Let’s Talk team Tomorrow, talk, text, tweet and share to help drive Bell’s donations to Canadian mental health Learn 5 simple ways to ... Read More »

Bell Let’s Talk: The 5 simple ways to help fight the stigma around mental illness

Bell Let's Talk: 5 simple ways to help fight the stigma

Developed with Dr. Heather Stuart of Queen’s University, the world’s first chair in anti-stigma research We can all help end the stigma and build support for those who struggle with mental illness To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk MONTREAL, Jan. 7, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – The 2015 Bell Let’s Talk Day campaign invites all Canadians to learn about 5 ways ... Read More »

Two exceptional CAMH leaders named to the Order of Canada

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Dr. Catherine Zahn, CAMH President and CEO and Lisa Brown, Executive Artistic Director and Founder of Workman Arts to be honoured. Dr. Catherine Zahn, CAMH President and CEO has been named as a Member of the Order of Canada for “her contributions as a neurologist, health care administrator and advocate on behalf of those living with mental health and addiction ... Read More »

Marking National Addictions Awareness Week

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Focus on Youth Substance Abuse Prevention From November 17–21, 2014, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) will join health and addiction organizations across the country in marking National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW), placing a particular emphasis in 2014 on substance abuse prevention among young people. Led nationally by CCSA, NAAW brings attention to the critical issues associated with alcohol- ... Read More »

WORKMAN ARTS &RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE MODERATORS AND PANELISTS*

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TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX: NOVEMBER 10 – 15, 2014 http://www.rendezvouswithmadness.com The first and largest mental health film festival in the world, Rendezvous with Madness (RWM), presented by Workman Arts (WA), returns to the TIFF Bell Lightbox from November 10 – 15 for its 22nd edition. The six-day festival showcases over 20 programs of feature and short films, Snoozeland – a multi-media installation ... Read More »

Hackathought: a Hack for Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

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The GTA is home to over 300,000 post-secondary students, all of whom face varying degrees of stress and strain as they pursue career and learning objectives. Attending school in Canada’s largest city can be challenging because Toronto can be an expensive, lonely, overwhelming place. To help support students, Thought Spot, an online map of crowdsourced mental health resources – created ... Read More »