Our mental health promotion department is responsible to initiate, coordinate and/or facilitate educational activities and campaigns designed to improve attitudes towards mental illness and promote mental health & wellbeing.



• Decrease the stigma of mental illness allowing more individuals to reach out and get the help they need.
• Design and deliver evidence base education training aimed at improving knowledge and skills in the areas of mental health and wellbeing, first aid response, suicide intervention and mental disorders.
• Guide and refer at risk individuals who struggle with mental health concerns.
• Provide knowledge & skills on how to maintain a well-balanced mental health in order to face the daily challenges and conditions that affect our lives.
• Coordinate awareness campaigns during Mental Health Week (May), Mental Illness Awareness Week (October) and World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10).
• Work in collaboration with community organizations / groups surrounding anti-stigma programs and initiatives.
• Work with and guide workplaces to build prevention & education measures to address psychological health & safety in the workplace.


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Funding Sources:

The Mental Health Promotion Program relies on the following sources to sustain this program: United Way of SD&G and United Way East Ontario, short-term grants, Subway (Owners: Pascal, Jacques & Christian Brunet), community donations and fundraising events.
For more information, please contact us at: (613) 933-5845 or 1-800-493-8271.