By the Centre for Suicide Prevention, a branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association While some people who consider suicide do so fleetingly or only once in their lives, others may experience ongoing thoughts of suicide or experience them off and on over time. People may feel that suicidal thoughts are holding them hostage. Experiencing […]Continue readingWorld Suicide Prevention Day
Your campus needs to prevent and respond to opioid overdoses. The opioid overdose crisis in Canada is real and growing. It claimed 4,460 lives in 2018 alone. And youth are at high risk. This post-secondary campus toolkit is for you, whether you are an administrator, a student or a member of the faculty or staff. It is designed to help […]Continue readingCarry It Campaign
Harmful words about violence and mental illness There is troubling language circulating about mental illness in our country, and to the south, and it can’t stand unchallenged. The language is not just hurtful. It is ugly, and it is dangerous, and we have chosen not to repeat it here. We are referring to public words […]Continue readingHarmful words about violence and mental illness
Canadian Mental Health Association calls for new mental health promotion strategy to get out in front of mental illness. TORONTO, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ – To mark its 68th annual Mental Health Week, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) calls for a national mental health promotion strategy to help shore up Canadians’ mental health in the face of […]Continue readingSchools Teach Music, Math and Coding – Why Not Empathy, Tenacity and Self-Esteem?