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April 2014 Features  Comments

Improving psychological health in the workplace

“If you walked through a construction site today and saw a person without a hard hat or boots on, you’d be shocked,” Sapna Mahajan says. Mahajan, director of mental health prevention and promotion initiatives at the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), is part of a new generation that is striving to ensure workplaces are as safe psychologically as they are physically.

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March 2014 Features  Comments

CNA/Mental Health Commission of Canada Mental Health Series, Part 2: Suicide Prevention and Postvention Initiatives

“Suicide is so final,” says Judy Dunn, whose son died by suicide. “You can’t take it back. It leaves a wake of devastation and countless people in great pain, becoming part of your life forever.” Dunn is an outreach manager with the Mood Disorders Association of...

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January 2014 Features  Comments

CNA/Mental Health Commission of Canada Mental Health Series, Part 1: Reducing stigma in health-care settings

Health-care providers may be aware that they should not perpetuate stigma, yet people who seek help for mental health concerns report that some of the most deeply felt stigma they experience comes from front-line health-care professionals.

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