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Get Up To Standard

HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW

  • Mental illness costs $50 billion a year.
  • It affects 7.5 million Canadians.
  • That is about 20% of the population.

A global first, “The Standard” is a set of voluntary guidelines, tools and resources to prevent psychological harm, and promote psychological health. The Standard is voluntary. But your duty isn’t: there are 7 branches of law that emphasize an employer’s duty to protect, promote and accommodate psychological health and safety. Think about your ethics, and your bottom line, and get up to standard

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Interested in pursuing French-language post-secondary studies in Ontario? Well, there’s even more reason to apply to Collège Boréal for next school year.

The college has partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division to launch a unique fundraising initiative that reminds students about the importance of positive mental health on campus and throughout the province.

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Living with a mental illness can make you feel isolated. The stigma associated with mental illness doesn’t help, either. The typical route to recovery can involve counselling and medication. But, there’s a powerful recovery tool that is often left untapped. This tool is peer support.

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As of today, the recreational use of cannabis is now legal in Canada. Canada joins Uruguay, the first country to have legalized cannabis, and several U.S. states in taking a public health approach to manage cannabis production and use. In legalizing cannabis, the Government of Canada is taking a bold step in ending the criminalization of people who use cannabis, lessening the burden on the courts, blunting the impact of organized crime, and improving the health of Canadians by regulating and enhancing the quality and safety of the cannabis products they are consuming.

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