While my passion will never flag, it is time for the MHCC to welcome another leader to carry it through the next decade. From lowering barriers to care by advancing e-mental health to knitting together communities in the name of suicide prevention or better understanding how cannabis use and mental illness intersect, the Mental Health Commission of Canada has exciting work ahead.
‘As my tenure as president and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada winds down, I find myself willing time to slow just a little. Every conversation with a colleague, every piece I write, every interview I do, is a reminder of how far we have come in the last decade,’ Louise Bradley writes.
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When I near the end of a book I have particularly enjoyed, I begin to turn the pages at a more measured pace. The temptation, of course, is to race to the end.
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