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Atlantic Policy Forum on Mental Health Promotion

The theme for The Atlantic Summer Institute's 2022 Atlantic Policy Forum is Together Again: Regenerating the Power of Connection. ASI 2022 aims to bring people together to Enhance our understanding of the importance of connections – with family, community, place,…

Webinar: Intersectionality and Complexity – Anti-Black Racism, Mental Health and COVID-19

Racism is a stressor that burdens the mental and overall wellbeing of Black, Indigenous, and racialized Canadians and impacts on multiple levels, including individual and structural. Led by Liben Gebremikael (CEO) and Solomon Lome (Project Coordinator) from the TAIBU Community…

Webinar: Communities of Practice – Conceptualization, practical considerations, and lessons learned

Communities of Practice (CoP) are often used as a strategy to bring people together to share promising practices, build relationships, learn from one another, and create new knowledge to advance practice. In this webinar, audience members had the opportunity to…

Webinar: Applying Trauma-Informed Approaches in Mental Health Promotion

This webinar provided a practical and application-based lens to implementing a trauma-informed approach to mental health promotion. With an increased understanding of how trauma can impact the success of community-based mental health promotion programs and population health outcomes, the importance…

Workshop: Lessons and real-time learning about pandemic adaptations by PHAC’s Mental Health Promotion Innovation Fund (MHP-IF)

The Canadian Public Health Association hosted their national conference from October 6-8th 2021. The conference brings together public health professionals, policy makers, academics, and students from multiple disciplines and sectors to share new research and best practices on a range…

Workshop: Resilience and the pandemic: Experiences of 20 diverse projects from the Mental Health Promotion Innovation Fund (MHP-IF)

Held since 2004, the Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities (ASI) brings together community groups, researchers, practitioners, educators and government representatives from across Atlantic Canada and beyond. ASI 2021 hosted their Atlantic Policy Forum on Mental Health Promotion…

Webinar: Mental Health Promotion in Canada: Leveraging global and local assets to accelerate our progress and impact

The need for mental health promotion (MHP) has never been greater and it’s least developed on the mental health continuum. This webinar featured the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Mental Health Promotion Innovation Fund (MHP-IF) as a multi-year, multi-phase approach…

Webinar: Refining plans for child and youth mental health promotion system engagement and a project infographic template

The purposes of this webinar were to shape early Hub directions for strengthening system supports for mental health promotion in Canada and to refine a new template for project infographics. Download Event Brief

Conference: Atlantic Summer Institute on Safe and Healthy Communities

Held since 2004, the Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities (ASI) brings together community groups, researchers, practitioners, educators and government representatives from across Atlantic Canada and beyond. ASI 2020 focused on mental health promotion and was entitled, Upstream…

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