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Only 13% of Canadians are feeling empathetic

Just as Canadians are experiencing pandemic fatigue after two long years, research suggests that Canadians may also be experiencing “empathy fatigue.”

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Our empathy bucket needs refilling 

by Margaret Eaton, National CEO, Canadian Mental Health Association and Senator Dr. Stanley Kutcher  When American President Barack Obama popularized the term “empathy deficit” in 2008, he could have been…

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Our empathy bucket needs refilling 

Health Canada Provides $2M to Support Mental Health Project for Post-Secondary Students

May 6, 2022 | Fredericton, NB | Health Canada  Post-secondary students are among those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, with social isolation, virtual learning challenges, job insecurity, and financial…

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Health Canada Provides $2M to Support Mental Health Project for Post-Secondary Students

Only 13% of Canadians are feeling empathetic, down markedly from two years ago

CMHA and UBC release new data on empathy and challenged relationships FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, (ON), May 2, 2022 – Just as Canadians are experiencing pandemic fatigue after two long…

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Only 13% of Canadians are feeling empathetic, down markedly from two years ago

CMHA welcomes investments in social determinants of health in Budget 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO (ONTARIO) Apr. 7, 2022 – The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) applauds the federal government’s commitments in Budget 2022 to expand funding for mental health care,…

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CMHA welcomes investments in social determinants of health in Budget 2022
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