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CMHA welcomes decriminalization of some illicit substances in BC, calls for more action

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) BC Division and National offices welcome the decision from the federal government to grant a request from the Province of British Columbia to provide…

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CMHA welcomes decriminalization of some illicit substances in BC, calls for more action

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
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