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Stay up to date on mental illness research at the Douglas Institute and our mental health awareness initiatives.

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Bell Let’s Talk Day

Thanks to the generous investments by Bell Let’s Talk and the Brain Canada Foundation, experts at the Douglas Institute can achieve innovative research and build hope for all those whose lives have been affected by mental illness.

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Happy Holidays!

Our executive director wishes to celebrate the extraordinary support you have offered to the Douglas Foundation over the past few months.

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Great success for the Building Hope Tournament

More than $159,000 were raised for the second edition of the Building Hope Tournament, an esport competition that brings together hockey players, celebrities and gamers to raise awareness on mental health problems.

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Mental Health of Entrepreneurs

Discover our new series of videos dedicated to the mental health of entrepreneurs in collaboration with BDC.

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Dominic Gagnon
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$250,000 to finance youth mental health

The National Bank of Canada (NBC) is proud to contribute to youth mental health by supporting cutting-edge research at the Douglas Institute.

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Launching Building Hope – The movement

Building Hope – The movement is an awareness campaign to support research on mental health at the Douglas Institute and to build hope for all those whose lives have been affected by mental illness.

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François Massicotte
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Building a better world through research

We discussed with Marie-Hélène Thibeault, organizer of the Mind on Health Challenge, to learn more about the reasons behind her commitment to mental health and her collaboration with the Douglas Foundation.

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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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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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