CAMIMH – Nominations Open for the 2021 Champions of Mental Health Awards

April 30, 2021 (Ottawa)—The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) has opened its online portal for nominations for the 2021 Champions of Mental Health Awards. The Champions Awards is an annual gala devoted to recognizing outstanding individuals and organizations for their contributions to mental health. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the gala will … Read more

CAMIMH – Announces new accessible website and the launch of the 2021 Champions Campaign.

OTTAWA, April 13, 2021 – Today, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is pleased to announce the launch of a new and improved website. Among the changes, CAMIMH is proud to be taking steps to improve the accessibility of their online information and resources by implementing AODA compliance standards, which will … Read more

Is Racism Making People Sick?

After the events of 2020, we are no strangers to stress and anxiety. But for Black and brown Americans, that stress was nothing new. Racial health gaps have always existed, and socioeconomics and racism within the medical system have long kept equal healthcare out of reach. But what kind of toll does the experience of … Read more

Exploring partnership-driven, outcomes-focused research

MHRC’s SPOTLIGHT ON RESEARCH Webinar Series Mental Health Research Canada (MHRC) is launching a  monthly webinar series, SPOTLIGHT ON RESEARCH, at the end of April that highlights the important work being conducted by the researchers and community leaders who are recipients of our partnership-driven grants. Our goal is to help mobilize and share the knowledge they are creating to improve the lives … Read more

Research in nursing: a surprising student placement during the COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 06, 2021 By Paola Carla Meyer The article highlights the importance of nursing research in the health-care industry. Students and academic institutions have had to turn to an “outside the box” approach during the COVID-19 pandemic. After learning to embrace a sudden change in curriculum during the pandemic, Paola shares her experience of preparing for … Read more

PROMISING PRACTICES – A Podcast about Mental Health and Addictions

Discussing Innovations and promising practices in rural, remote and northern communities Canada’s Premiers have created a podcast dedicated to sharing promising practices in mental health and addictions and reducing the stigma of mental illness. The podcast, entitled Promising Practices, will consist of 13 episodes. Each episode will profile an innovative program or initiative in one … Read more