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Supporting Healthy Communities

Barbara Grantham, President & CEO, VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation shares news about the recent developments made possible in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside through Goldcorp’s commitment to improving community health.
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Although the link between mining and community health is not always obvious, it surely exists. As with any organization, successful workforces require strong, healthy employees and support for the local communities in which they live. For this reason, Goldcorp’s concern for health and safety does not stop at the property line. Focusing on building a strong culture of health ‘outside the fence’ and in the communities where they have a presence is an integral part of Goldcorp’s operational strategy. 

"Guns Do Not Make a Nation Safer,” Say Doctors

Countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, reports The American Journal of Medicine
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Philadelphia, PA, September 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A new study reports that countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, debunking the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer. Researchers evaluated the possible associations between gun ownership rates, mental illness, and the risk of firearm-related death by studying the data for 27 developed countries. Their findings are published in the current issue of The American Journal of Medicine.

Innovations in Primary Care: Expanding Capacity to Treat Mental Health and Other Chronic Diseases

New ECHO Institute to Spread Transformative Care Delivery Model and Launch Innovative Mental Health and Substance Abuse Clinic; Expert Panel to Discuss Ways to Improve Access
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On Friday, June 14, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the GE Foundation, and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center will announce a new national institute focused on replicating Project ECHO and the launch of an innovative mental health clinic that could serve as a model for expanding access to behavioral health care across the country.

Schools May Help Close Gap to Mental Health Services For Adolescents With Mental Disorders

Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Washington D.C., May 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A study published in the May 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that mental health resources provided by schools are significantly associated with whether adolescents with mental disorders receive needed mental health services. In particular, adolescents with disorders attending schools that engage in early identification of emotional problems, are significantly more likely to receive mental health services.

The Gift of a Crisis

Brooke Miller finds her calling after surviving brain surgery twice
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Sanofi Commemorates World Mental Health Day

Discover Sanofi Access to Medicines Initiatives for Mental Health
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October 10th, 2012

Sanofi is the only company to have developed a specific “Access to Medicines in Mental Health” program, to improve access to care for people suffering from a mental disorder in developing countries.

Mental Disorders Impair Economic Success in Developed Countries

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
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(3BL Media) Philadelphia, PA - July 31, 2012 - Mental disorders that emerge in childhood and adolescence, including attention-deficit disorder, depression, anxiety and substance abuse, constitute significant challenges to cognitive, emotional, and social development. As a result, it is perhaps not surprising that earnings and income are substantially reduced among people diagnosed with mental disorders.

A Recovery-Oriented Outlook to Mental Health Services

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Keystone Human Services and Keystone Community Mental Health Services take a recovery-oriented approach to mental health services. Based upon the idea that people can and do recover, KCMHS is supporting individuals experiencing mental illness to journey to recovery and lead full, active lives in the community.

 

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Keystone Human Services and Keystone Community Mental Health Services take a recovery-oriented approach to mental health services. Based upon the idea that people can and do recover, KCMHS is supporting individuals experiencing mental illness to journey to recovery and lead full, active lives in the community.

 

Enhancing Workplace Mental Health - Preview of Original Research from the Conference Board of Canada

Karla Thorpe, Associate Director, Compensation Research Centre, Governance and HR Management, The Conference Board of Canada
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Enhancing Workplace Mental Health - Preview of Original Research from the Conference Board of Canada
Plenary Session 7 at
Public Sector Human Resources: HR Excellence in a Changing World
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 4:00 p.m
Ottawa, Ontario
Priority Code: 3BL1

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Enhancing Workplace Mental Health - Preview of Original Research from the Conference Board of Canada
Plenary Session 7 at
Public Sector Human Resources: HR Excellence in a Changing World
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 4:00 p.m
Ottawa, Ontario
Priority Code: 3BL1

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