Healthy Minds Canada
Healthy Minds Canada (HMC) is a national charity that raises funds to support research and education and raise awareness about mental illness and addictions. Since 1980, HMC has funded 400 research projects at 42 universities and teaching hospitals across Canada.
HMC has reached dozens of thousands of people through knowledge transfer initiatives such workshops, symposia, printed and on-line resources and hundreds of thousands more through social media.
HMC’s handbook series “When Something’s Wrong”, is designed to assist teachers, families and employers in identifying and managing mental health and addictions issue in their respective environments.
Future projects include the development of apps and wearable technology to compliment the subject matter in the books and to instill empathy and mindfulness about all areas of mental illness.