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Mind on Health Challenge

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 Ambassadors of the Douglas Foundation are proud to announce the official launch of the Mind on Health Challenge fundraising campaign, an event that will take place on October 9 and 10 for World Mental Health Day. The group of volunteers hopes to raise $50

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Open Minds ’21

This year, Open Minds is completely virtual. Thank you for helping us build hope in mental health for all those who are suffering. We need your support now more than ever! To buy your ticket or to make a donation, please click here.

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Thank you for your generosity!

It would be an understatement to define 2020 as an eventful year. In addition to the challenges of daily life, we all have had to deal with a pandemic. Despite this, thanks to our incredible community of frontline teams, researchers, clinicians, staff, partners and donors we have been able

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An eSports tournament to support mental health

Athlete-host Étienne Boulay, in partnership with the Douglas Foundation, launched the Building Hope Tournament, a unique eSports competition bringing together professional hockey players, Quebecois celebrities, streamers and gamers in an NHL 2020 video game competition broadcast live on the web Saturday, November 7 from the Douglas Hall. This unique

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Standing united against eating disorders

“Breaking patients’ isolation is my team’s biggest concern during the pandemic”, says Howard Steiger, Ph.D, Head of the Eating Disorders Continuum at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. He explains that ensuring regular contact with patients suffering from eating disorders during this crisis quickly became necessary. By implementing a

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COVID-19: A message from our Executive Director

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented situation causing major disruption to all aspects of our lives. I want to assure you that the Douglas Foundation is taking all the necessary precautions to protect the health and well being of its employees in order to address this new reality. We

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