Every day, 10 people in Canada die by suicide. The MHCC is working to build capacity across the country to address this silent crisis. From grass-roots projects to evidence-informed training, reducing suicides means empowering and supporting people to effectively intervene where they live and work.
As we grow to better understand the co-occurring nature of mental health problems and substance use, there is a call to work more closely on providing integrated care. The MHCC, in partnership with CCSA and others, have started work that explores the important intersections between the mental health and substance use sectors to advance policy and program change across Canada.
The MHCC is working to improve mental health services, supports and policies for diverse populations, including immigrant, refugee, racialized and ethno-cultural groups, people in the LGBTQ2S community, youth, seniors, Indigenous populations, people in minority language situations, and public safety officers. All initiatives are centred in recovery, rooted in a person-centred approach.
As an organization with pan-Canadian scope, the MHCC brings diverse community and stakeholder voices together; from our Provincial and Territorial Advisory Group, which promotes knowledge sharing across jurisdictions, to our efforts to engage federal policy makers on implementing the recommendations in the Mental…