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Click on the following links to view projects, research centres or partnerships that are of particular interest for public mental health.
ADAC aims to promote the prevention, treatment and management of anxiety disorders and to improve the lives of people who suffer from such disorders.

The key focus of the Australian Network for Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental Health (Auseinet) is to assist a range of sectors in implementing mental health promotion and illness prevention approaches in their respective settings.

Their mission is to provide a national focus and community leadership to increase the capacity of the broader Australian community to prevent depression and respond effectively. They aim to build a society that understands and responds to the personal and social impact of depression, works actively to prevent it, and improves the quality of life for everyone affected.

The CAP was created in 2013 by the Graham Boeckh Foundation and the Mental Illness Foundation in order to advocate for increased access to psychotherapy services provided through the provincial healthcare system, as recommended by the Health and Welfare Commissioner of Québec in its December 2012 report on the evaluation of mental health services. One of CAP's objectives is to inform the population on the importance and the advantages, for the individual and for society as a whole, of access to psychotherapy services for people who need it.

CARMHA is a research centre within the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Their mandate is to conduct research that can be applied to enhance the effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of mental health and addiction services in British Columbia and beyond.

Among other things, the CCMHI produces various papers that document the state of collaborative mental health care in Canada and develops tools adapted to the needs of health care providers, educators, consumers, families and caregivers.

The CEQM project gives access to information on 160 quality measures regarding primary mental health care.

This organization provides essential data and analysis on Canada’s health system and the health of Canadians. Mental health data can also be found on this site.

This is a volunteer organization that strives to promote mental health and provide services to mental health consumers, their families and friends.

It is the national and voluntary professional association for Canada's 4 000 psychiatrists. One of their mandates includes the production of clinical practice guidelines for health care professionals.

A University Institute in mental health, the Douglas is affiliated with McGill University and the World Health Organization. It is an international leader in care, research and teaching in mental health. The Douglas institute provides a number of training opportunities for clinicians and health care professionals and participates in the development of information, training and awareness tools for the general public.

The Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) aims to make Ontario's mental health and addictions system more evidence-informed. The EENet community includes researchers, clinicians, decision-makers, service providers, system planners, policymakers, persons with lived experience, and families. The network promotes the use of evidence in decision-making, develops targeted knowledge translation products and tools, and supports interactive exchanges.

The Mental Wealth Foundation supports and facilitates Mental Wealth UK, a network of student-led groups established to promote positive student mental health and wellbeing in universities across the United Kingdom. Since 2009, Mental Wealth Groups, run 'by students, for students', have developed in over 30 universities across the UK.

Depression can affect men at any time in their life. Though depression is diagnosed less often in men compared to women, suicide is completed by many more men than women. To better understand men's depression they talked with more than 120 men who experience depression and their partners.
This website shares the things most commonly said in those conversations, and the content here can help you recognise men's depression. This website invites you to contribute to conversations on the blog as a means to advancing men's well-being, and promoting and supporting recovery from depression.

The Commission was created to focus national attention on mental health issues and to work to improve the health and social outcomes of people living with mental illness.

The Institute is responsible for providing national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health. NICE produces clinical practice guidelines for various health sectors.

The mission of the NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery and cure.

Omnipsy has been publicizing conferences and scientific texts in the fields of psychiatry and mental health since 2002. Omnipsy was created by the development committee and psychiatry department of CSSS Domaine-du-Roy.

The Regroupement des Organismes pour Hommes de l'Ile de Montréal is a non-profit organisation that brings together organisations operating on the Island of Montréal offering at least one service specifically for men. The organisation encourages a positive approach, a better understanding of men's life experiences, and the consolidation of services adapted to men's needs.

The Regroupement des services communautaires d'intervention de crise du Québec (RESCICQ) is a national association that officially came into existence in 2003 and has 19 members across the province. Its members offer crisis services to adults with chronic or transitional mental health problems, and who are in difficult situations. These centres offer 24/7 crisis hotlines, a place to stay and community follow-up. The RESCICQ assists suicidal clientele, their loved ones and is also mandated to assess dangerousness.

REVIVRE is a national organization that brings together the best expertise and resources available to help people suffering from anxiety, depression or bipolar disorders, as well as their friends, families, health care providers and community organizations. REVIVRE also provides a crisis, information and referral hotline.

WHO supports many projects and works executed in the field of mental health. The website provides access to various reports and publications, as well as to worldwide mental health statistics.

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