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It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week 2017

Ottawa, Monday, October 2, 2017

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness.

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Online Depression Screening Test 2017 Available This Week

Calgary, Monday, October 2, 2017

National Depression Screening Day (NDSD) is this Thursday, October 5. During the week of October 2 to 8, the Calgary Counselling Centre with help from national and community partners, including Bell Let’s Talk, is offering a free public service to raise awareness of depression through a short, anonymous online screening test.

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Rideau Hall transformed for the Masquerade for Mental Health

Ottawa, Monday, October 2, 2017

Her Excellency Sharon Johnston invited Canadians to ‘take off their mask’ and combat the stigma related to mental illness during the Masquerade for Mental Health on Saturday, September 9, at Rideau Hall.

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Meet the 2017 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund recipients

Montreal, Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund program has selected 70 organizations from across the country who have demonstrated dedication and commitment to help increase access to mental health care for those living with mental health issues.

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Living in Recovery and Taking Action: CAMIMH Announces the Faces of Mental Illness for 2017

Toronto, ON, Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) proudly announces the five Canadians who have been chosen for the 15th annual Faces of Mental Illness campaign.

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Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg launch new mental health program

Winnipeg, Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Bell Let’s Talk and Unifor are pleased to announce a donation totalling $200,000 to Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre (Ma Mawi) and CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg to support the launch of the Strengthening Wellness Education to Love Life (SWELL) program.

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How to Talk about Your Mental Health

Ottawa, ON, Friday, May 12, 2017

Talking about mental health can be hard for some people. Learn about safe ways to talk about your own mental health or illness and how to support others sharing their challenges with you.

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Reducing Stigma

Ottawa, ON, Friday, May 12, 2017

The stigma around mental illnesses can keep people from getting the help they need and keep people from supporting each other through difficult times. Everyone can help to reduce stigma in our community. Get some ideas about how we can all help decrease stigma.

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Building Resilience

Ottawa, ON, Friday, May 12, 2017

Being resilient is good for our mental health because it helps us recover and work through challenges in a positive way. You can learn resilience skills at any time. Check out ways to build your resilience or help others build their resilience.

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Caring for YOU, the Caregiver

Ottawa, ON, Friday, May 12, 2017

Taking care of someone with a mental illness can be rewarding and challenging. It is important to take care of yourself FIRST so you can take care of others. Find ways to help you be the best caregiver you can be.

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Building Social Connections

Ottawa, ON, Friday, May 12, 2017

Connecting with people we care about is an important way to protect and improve our mental health. Find out ways to improve your connections or make new ones.

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It’s CMHA Mental Health Week!

Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2017

From May 1–7, Canadians from coast to coast to coast are encouraged to GET LOUD for mental health in their schools, workplaces, and communities.

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