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Continuing the Conversation


It’s sometimes hard to believe how far our society has come in its advocacy of mental illness. Read more

A Primer on Workplace Mental Health

Workplace MH

By Dr. Donna Ferguson, Psychologist with the WSIB Psychological Trauma Program

The relationship between stress and mental illness is complex, but stress can certainly exacerbate mental illness for some people. Individuals who suffer from mental illness may, at times, hide away from work – using physical illness as an excuse. Others will go to work sporadically but won’t engage with colleagues or supervisors, or do so sparingly. On any given week, more than 500,000 Canadians will not go to work because of mental illness. Read more

Community Ambassadors at CAMH


By Sandra Luccisano, Community Ambassador

As we celebrate National Non-Smoking Week and the positive impact our Tobacco-Free policy has had on CAMH, I thought it might be an opportune time to talk about the Community Ambassadors, and our role at CAMH. Read more

Alzheimer’s Disease in Canada: An Infographic

A closer look at violence in the lives of people with mental health issues.

Black-eye2By Lucy Costa, Empowerment Systemic Advocate at the Empowerment Council

The Empowerment Council, in partnership with the Psychiatric Disabilities Anti-Violence Coalition(PDAC), recently applied for and was awarded the Access, Equity and Human Rights (AEHR) grant to explore the issue of violence in the lives of people with mental health issues. Read more


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