Mental Health & Mental Illness

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  1. Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada (ADAC)
  2. Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness And Mental Health
  3. Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
  4. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
  5. Canadian Mental Health Association
  6. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  7. ConnexOntario
  8. Consumers' Health Awareness Network Newfoundland and Labrador (CHANNAL)
  9. De-stress
  10. Early Psychosis Intervention
  11. eMentalHealth.ca
  12. HeadsUpGuys
  13. Healthy Minds Canada
  14. HeretoHelp
  15. Mental Health Commission of Canada
  16. Mental Health First Aid Canada
  17. Mental Illness Foundation
  18. Mental Illness Awareness Week
  19. Mood Disorders Society of Canada
  20. Moods Magazine
  21. National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)
  22. Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorder
  23. Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
  24. Revivre
  25. The Royal Ottawa Hospital/Health Centre
  26. Schizophrenia Society of Canada
  27. SZ Magazine
  28. West Coast Mental Health Network Society
  29. World Health Organization
  1. Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada (ADAC)

    This website provides information on anxiety disorders, links to provincial societies and other useful organizations and pharmaceutical companies.

  2. Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness And Mental Health

    The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is an alliance of mental health organizations comprised of health care providers and organizations representing persons with mental illness and their families and caregivers. The website provides some resources/information (camimh.ca/resources/) on mental illness and mental health.

  3. Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

    A non-profit organization working to minimize the harm associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

  4. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

    The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association is a national association of professional counsellors and psychotherapists. Their website provides a tool to help you find a Canadian Certified Counsellor in your area.

  5. Canadian Mental Health Association

    The Canadian Mental Health Association is a nation-wide charitable mental health organization dealing with all aspects of mental health and mental illness in Canada.

  6. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

    CAMH is a leading addiction and mental health teaching hospital in Toronto. UnderHealth Information it has resources on mood disorders and on concurrent disorders of mental health and substance abuse. Its Focus on Youth Psychosis Prevention (FYPP) Clinic also offers unique services to help youth in the early stages of psychosis.

  7. ConnexOntario

    ConnexOntario provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling who live in Ontario.

  8. Consumers' Health Awareness Network Newfoundland and Labrador (CHANNAL)

    CHANNAL is a provincial organization that exists to build and strengthen a self-help network among individuals who live with mental health issues. Their website has a “Support and Resources” section with information on mental health issues and also offers online support such as forums and chat rooms.

  9. De-stress

    Provides information on mental health and stress and tips to reduce stress and improve mental well-being.

  10. Early Psychosis Intervention

    This site promotes early detection, educates about psychosis and provides direction for seeking help.

  11. eMentalHealth.ca

    eMentalHealth.ca provides a directory of mental health assistance, resources and events sorted by province and community.

  12. HeadsUpGuys

    HeadsUpGuys was created in partnership with the Movember Foundation and the University of British Columbia. It is a resource built to support men in their fight against depression by providing tips, tools, information about professional services, and stories of recovery.

  13. Healthy Minds Canada

    Healthy Minds Canada has created the best-selling When Something's Wrong series of handbooks that offers information to Canadian communities at the grassroots level.

  14. HeretoHelp

    HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information, a group of seven leading mental health and addictions non-profit agencies in BC. There is information on mental health and mental illness including fact sheets (easy-to-read information sheets) and toolkits for an extensive variety of topics, many of which are provided in multiple languages.

  15. Mental Health Commission of Canada

    The Mental Health Commission of Canada is a non-profit organization created to focus national attention on mental health issues and to improve the health and social outcomes of people living with mental illness.

  16. Mental Health First Aid Canada

    Mental Health First Aid Canada, an initiative of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, teaches first aid skills to help someone who is developing mental health problems or is experiencing a mental health crisis. Everyone can benefit from Mental Health First Aid Canada.

  17. Mental Illness Foundation

    The Mental Illness Foundation's mission is the prevention of mental illnesses in order to reduce the suffering of those affected and their loved ones by mobilizing individuals and society.

  18. Mental Illness Awareness Week

    Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness. The week is coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) in cooperation with all its member organizations and many other supporters across Canada. Ongoing, the site provides information about mental illness and mental wellness and offers links to a variety of resources.

  19. Mood Disorders Society of Canada

    The Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) is a national, not-for-profit, volunteer-driven organization that is committed to improving quality of life for people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and other related disorders. Moods magazine emphasizes preventative measures through easy-to-read information, while also diminishing the stigma attached to mental illness.

  20. Moods Magazine

    This publication desires to fill the many gaps in knowledge and awareness of mood disorders for both individuals and in workplaces. Moods magazine emphasizes preventative measures through easy-to-read information, while also diminishing the stigma attached to mental illness.

  21. National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)

    NEDIC provides information and resources on eating disorders and weight preoccupation.

  22. Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorder

    The mission of the Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorder is to help people affected directly or indirectly by bipolar disorder, depression, and anxiety live better lives. A variety of resources are available on the website.

  23. Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

    Under the sections “chronic diseases” and then “mental illness,” the PHAC provides information on mental illness and depression, including risk factors, statistics and examples.

  24. Revivre

    Revivre is an organization dedicated to ensuring the well-being of people suffering from anxiety, depression or bipolar disorders.

  25. The Royal Ottawa Hospital/Health Centre

    Provides a broad spectrum of information on mental health and mental illness.

  26. Schizophrenia Society of Canada

    The Schizophrenia Society of Canada is committed to improving the lives of those affected by schizophrenia along with their families. The site provides both information and advocacy opportunities and links to provincial and local chapters (schizophrenia.ca/resources_links.php).

  27. SZ Magazine

    SZ magazine is a mental wellness resource for those diagnosed with schizophrenia. It provides up to date news, research, and information from around the world. The magazine includes professional content as well as personal stories and interviews from those affected both directly and indirectly by schizophrenia.

  28. West Coast Mental Health Network Society

    The WCMHN offers peer support, referral and information to the public and to members located in the Lower Mainland of BC who are navigating their way through the mental health system and moving towards their own recovery.

  29. World Health Organization

    This section of the World Health Organization has international information on mental health and mental disorders.