Tag Archives: mental illness

Mental Health Matters – Fight the Stigma

Combating stigma related to mental illness starts with how we use language – something that continuously evolves. In our organizations, we must be aware of any outdated language being used. Everyone can be a champion against stigma when practicing the use of appropriate and respectful language. So, as you communicate with others, be mindful that […]

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CMHA National: National youth advisory council

Passionate about mental health? Want to make a difference? CMHA National is recruiting people in Canada aged 15-30 to apply to its national youth advisory council. Visit www.cmha.ca/youth for more info.    Background and Purpose With more than 75 per cent of mental health concerns emerging in early adulthood – between adolescence and early 20s […]

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Leading the Way in Psychological Health & Safety

In Canada, one in five people is living with a mental health problem or illness.  Those employed in the services sector are more likely to experience mental health issues. In October 2016, the Saskatchewan Government passed an amendment to the Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 establishing a rebuttable presumption for those experiencing work-related psychological injuries.  This […]

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