Sign the Online Petition: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/%201/Advocacy-for-Borderline-Personality-Disorder
Fantastic news from Need2:
CMHA is thrilled to hear this great news!
If you or a loved one is struggling with the unresolved depressive symptoms of bipolar disorder or major depressive disorder there are now two new places to turn to when searching for information and important tools and resources online – the “Take on Depression” Facebook page and @FaceDepression Twitter feed.
For helpful information, tools and support, please “like” the
The “Take on Depression” campaign is sponsored by AstraZeneca.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada has posted a brilliant interactive annual report. Please follow the link here to see the report. You will need Adobe Flash 10 to take part.
If you do not meet the system requirements, there is a PDF version available as well.
Please take some time to peruse the MHCC website too for they offer great resources and initiatives to better our community.
Below is a link to a fantastic website that tackles the stigma and misconceptions around Mental Illness and those it affects.
From the website:
1 in 6 adults and almost 1 in 10 children suffer from a diagnosable mental illness. Yet, for many, the stigma associated with the illness, can be as great a challenge as the disease itself. This is where the misconceptions stop. This is where bias comes to an end. This is where we change lives. Because this is where we Bring Change 2 Mind.
Also from BringChange2Mind.org, a video featuring actress Glenn Close and her sister:
BringChange2Mind Video-Glenn Close