The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of being able to provide mental health support without face-to-face contact. The pandemic has also served as an awakening for many, as it has highlighted just how strained many traditional mental health support services are. This article explores a Canada-based texting service that aims to connect individuals in Saskatchewan to support services. This app may spark ideas in aspiring app developers looking to improve the mental wellbeing of others.
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Supporting Workplace Mental Health and Safety Through Unprecedented Times – Canada’s Experience and Leadership in Accelerating Change and Transforming Workplaces
In this presentation, Sapna Mahajan (Director, Genomics in Society, Genome Canada) outlines the importance of maintaining and supporting mental health, overcoming stigma, and ensuring psychological safety in the workplace.
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In September 2017 the Mental Health Commission of Canada in collaboration with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) launched an e-mental health demonstration project to introduce Stepped Care 2.0 into the mental health system1. ……
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In this webinar, eMental Health International Collaborative leaders will discuss how to get the policy and standards context right. The pandemic has put enormous strain on lots of people’s mental health and shone a spotlight on issues that were there…
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Strongest Families Institute (strongestfamilies.com), is an award-winning (e.g., 2017 Governor General of Canada Innovation Award; 2012 Mental Health Commission of Canada Award), bilingual charity. Grounded in over 20 years of social science research, SFI leverages technology, best science, and highly…
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An innovative and award-winning program developed in Newfoundland and Labrador, Bridge the gapp, was featured on June 9th 2021 in a national podcast series that presents innovative mental health programs across Canada. About the Promising Practises podcast The Promising Practices podcast was…
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Source: https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca Talking about suicide isn’t easy — the most important conversations rarely are — but as the Association québécoise de prévention du suicide (AQPS) reminds us, talking can save lives. Increased stress, anxiety, and depression are all side-effects…
This practical resource developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada provides nine case scenarios for implementing e-Mental Health and answers to e-Mental Health Leadership FAQs. … Join eMHIC to read more… Our Knowledge Bank is available to eMHIC Members, and filled with…