Ottawa, September 30, 2020 — This fall for the first time in Canada, universities and colleges will have access to an all-in-one online resource to increase awareness and understanding of mental health, addiction and the stigma surrounding them. Faculty and staff at Ottawa’s three largest post-secondary institutions can engage with Stigma, Substances and Mental Health 101: An Educator’s Guide to Supporting Students.Tags:
Throne speech recognition of mental health and addiction support applauded by pan-Canadian health organizations
December 6, 2019 — Ottawa, Ontario
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) applaud the federal government for putting mental health and addiction squarely on the map in its December 5th throne speech. Mental illness and substance use — and more specifically, the opioid crisis — are among our country’s most pressing public health policy concerns.