World Heart Day
Sep
29
12:00 AM00:00

World Heart Day

Mental health starts from the inside out! This World Heart Day, we’re asking you to share how you power your heart and inspire millions of people around the world to be heart healthy. So let’s make sure we all take action to keep our hearts charged and make a lasting difference to our health. 

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International Day of Charity
Sep
5
12:00 AM00:00

International Day of Charity

The date of 5 September was chosen in order to commemorate the anniversary of the passing away of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 "for work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitute a threat to peace."

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Feb
5
to Feb 12

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

  • Eating Disorders Nova Scotia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Eating Disorders Awareness Week is a nationally recognized week designed to raise awareness of eating disorders. In Canada, it is held during the first full week in February. Eating disorders are serious, complex mental illnesses that can impact anyone.

With support and treatment, full recovery is possible.

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Bell Let's Talk Day
Jan
25
12:00 AM00:00

Bell Let's Talk Day

We've started a conversation about mental health. Now, let’s take it one step further. Let’s work together to help increase awareness, reduce stigma, and change behaviours and attitudes about mental health issues. Let’s talk about what matters most.

For a list of organizations that may be of support to you, please visit: http://letstalk.bell.ca/en/get-help.

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Northwood's Brake the Stigma Car Raffle Draw
Sep
10
12:00 AM00:00

Northwood's Brake the Stigma Car Raffle Draw

The Northwood Foundation launched its “Brake the Stigma Car Raffle” recently to raise money to support Northwood’s mental health initiatives. Purchase your raffle tickets now!  You could win a 2016 Honda Civic SE! A percentage of proceeds will also support the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.

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